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Winter Storm Warning

Statement as of 1:55 PM MST on January 18, 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. The Winter Storm Watch is no longer
in effect.

* 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 Thursday night
through Saturday. Storm number one will bring light to locally
moderate snow Thursday 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 Thursday
night 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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