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Arizona, Baboquivari Mountains including Kitt Peak

Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 3:26 AM MST on January 19, 2017

Expires 2:00 PM EST on January 21, 2017


... Winter Storm Warning in effect from 5 PM Friday to noon MST
Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for heavy and blowing snow... which is in effect from 5 PM
Friday to noon MST Saturday.

* Impacts... moderate to heavy snow combined with blowing and
drifting snow will cause periods of low visibility and snow
covered roads resulting into hazardous driving conditions
above 5000 feet. Periods of blizzard like condiitons are
possible Friday evening into Saturday morning.

* Timing... two storm systems will impact the area tonight through
Saturday. Storm number one will bring light to locally moderate
snow this evening into Friday morning. Snow intensity will
increase late Friday afternoon into Friday night as storm number
two brings periods of heavy snow that will last until late late
Saturday morning.

* Snow accumulations... 6 to 12 inches between 5500 and 7000 feet
and 12 to 24 inches above 7000 feet.

* Snow levels... lowering to 7000 feet Thursday afternoon... 6000
feet Friday morning... 5500 feet Friday afternoon... 4000 feet
Friday night and Saturday morning.

* Winds... southwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 40 mph tonight
into Friday morning... then southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up
to 55 mph Friday afternoon into Saturday morning.

* For a detailed view of the hazard area... visit
weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning means heavy snow accumulations are
expected. Gusty winds and blowing snow are also possible. This
will make travel very difficult or impossible... especially in the
mountains.

Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio... commercial television or radio
stations... or your cable television service provider for updates
on this winter storm.





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Guam - High Surf Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning
Idaho - Areal Flood Advisory , Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flood Warning
Louisiana - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maine - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Record Report
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory
Mississippi - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Montana - Winter Weather Advisory , Freezing Rain Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Nebraska - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Special Statement
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Ohio - Flood Warning
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Oregon - Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Freezing Rain Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
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South Carolina - Record Report
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Texas - Flood Warning , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Record Report
Utah - Winter Weather Advisory , Winter Storm Warning , Record Report
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