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WWUS45 KFGZ 201003  
WSWFGZ  
 
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ  
303 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
AZZ004-006>008-037-210000-  
/O.UPG.KFGZ.WS.A.0001.190221T0700Z-190223T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFGZ.WS.W.0004.190221T0300Z-190222T1800Z/  
KAIBAB PLATEAU-GRAND CANYON COUNTRY-COCONINO PLATEAU-  
YAVAPAI COUNTY MOUNTAINS-YAVAPAI COUNTY VALLEYS AND BASINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF JACOB LAKE, FREDONIA,  
GRAND CANYON VILLAGE, VALLE, PRESCOTT, AND CAMP VERDE  
303 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS EVENING TO 11 AM  
MST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO  
IMPOSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 10 TO 20 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON THE NORTH RIM OF THE GRAND CANYON, ARE  
EXPECTED. LOWER AMOUNTS CAN BE EXPECTED IN THE VALLEY AREAS.  
 
* WHERE...AREAS NEAR CAMP VERDE, CHINO VALLEY, CONGRESS,  
COTTONWOOD, FREDONIA, GRAND CANYON, JACOB LAKE, NORTH RIM,  
PAULDEN, PRESCOTT, PRESCOTT VALLEY, SELIGMAN AND VALLE.  
 
* WHEN...8 PM TODAY TO 11 AM FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
SNOW FORECAST FROM 8 PM TODAY TO 11 AM FRIDAY:  
 
CAMP VERDE 4 TO 6 INCHES CHINO VALLEY 10 TO 16 INCHES  
CONGRESS 0 TO 1 INCHES COTTONWOOD 5 TO 9 INCHES  
FREDONIA 4 TO 8 INCHES GRAND CANYON 11 TO 17 INCHES  
JACOB LAKE 9 TO 15 INCHES NORTH RIM 18 TO 24 INCHES  
PAULDEN 10 TO 16 INCHES PRESCOTT 15 TO 21 INCHES  
PRESCOTT VALLEY 12 TO 18 INCHES SELIGMAN 9 TO 15 INCHES  
VALLE 9 TO 15 INCHES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
AZZ015-016-018-038-210000-  
/O.UPG.KFGZ.WS.A.0001.190221T0700Z-190223T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFGZ.WS.W.0004.190221T0600Z-190223T0000Z/  
WESTERN MOGOLLON RIM-EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM-NORTHERN GILA COUNTY-  
OAK CREEK AND SYCAMORE CANYONS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLAGSTAFF, HAPPY JACK, PAYSON, AND SEDONA  
303 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM  
MST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO  
IMPOSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 12 TO 24 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ALONG THE EASTERN MOGOLLON RIM, ARE  
EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...AREAS NEAR DONEY PARK, FLAGSTAFF, FOREST LAKES, HEBER-  
OVERGAARD, PAYSON, PINE-STRAWBERRY, SEDONA AND WILLIAMS.  
 
* WHEN...11 PM TODAY TO 5 PM FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
SNOW FORECAST FROM 11 PM TODAY TO 5 PM FRIDAY:  
 
DONEY PARK 13 TO 19 INCHES FLAGSTAFF 19 TO 25 INCHES  
FOREST LAKES 30 TO 38 INCHES HEBER-OVERGAARD 17 TO 23 INCHES  
PAYSON 22 TO 30 INCHES PINE-STRAWBERRY 29 TO 37 INCHES  
SEDONA 14 TO 20 INCHES WILLIAMS 19 TO 25 INCHES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
AZZ012>014-040-210000-  
/O.UPG.KFGZ.WS.A.0001.190221T1200Z-190223T0300Z/  
/O.NEW.KFGZ.WS.W.0004.190221T0600Z-190223T0000Z/  
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN COCONINO COUNTY-  
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN NAVAJO COUNTY-  
LITTLE COLORADO RIVER VALLEY IN APACHE COUNTY-  
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS SOUTH OF HWY 264-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF WINSLOW, HOLBROOK, SNOWFLAKE, ST. JOHNS,  
SPRINGERVILLE, AND DILKON  
303 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM  
MST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. PLAN ON DIFFICULT TRAVEL CONDITIONS.  
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...AREAS NEAR DILKON, EAGAR-SPRINGERVILLE, HOLBROOK,  
KYKOTSMOVI, SAINT JOHNS, SNOWFLAKE-TAYLOR, TUBA CITY AND  
WINSLOW.  
 
* WHEN...11 PM TODAY TO 5 PM FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
SNOW FORECAST FROM 11 PM TODAY TO 5 PM FRIDAY:  
 
DILKON 8 TO 12 INCHES EAGAR-SPRGRVLLE 6 TO 10 INCHES  
HOLBROOK 6 TO 10 INCHES KYKOTSMOVI 6 TO 10 INCHES  
SAINT JOHNS 5 TO 9 INCHES SNOWFLAKE-TAYLR 9 TO 15 INCHES  
TUBA CITY 4 TO 6 INCHES WINSLOW 4 TO 8 INCHES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
AZZ005-009>011-039-210000-  
/O.UPG.KFGZ.WS.A.0001.190221T0700Z-190223T0000Z/  
/O.NEW.KFGZ.WS.W.0004.190221T0600Z-190223T0000Z/  
MARBLE AND GLEN CANYONS-  
NORTHEAST PLATEAUS AND MESAS HWY 264 NORTHWARD-CHINLE VALLEY-  
CHUSKA MOUNTAINS AND DEFIANCE PLATEAU-BLACK MESA AREA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF PAGE, LEES FERRY, CHINLE, KAYENTA,  
WINDOW ROCK, AND GANADO  
303 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 PM  
MST FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO  
IMPOSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 6 TO 12 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS NEAR BUFFALO PASS, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...AREAS NEAR BUFFALO PASS, CHINLE, GANADO, KAYENTA, PAGE,  
SHONTO AND WINDOW ROCK.  
 
* WHEN...11 PM TODAY TO 5 PM FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
SNOW FORECAST FROM 11 PM TODAY TO 5 PM FRIDAY:  
 
BUFFALO PASS 11 TO 17 INCHES CHINLE 5 TO 9 INCHES  
GANADO 9 TO 13 INCHES KAYENTA 4 TO 6 INCHES  
PAGE 3 TO 5 INCHES SHONTO 6 TO 10 INCHES  
WINDOW ROCK 7 TO 11 INCHES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
AZZ017-210000-  
/O.UPG.KFGZ.WS.A.0001.190221T1200Z-190223T0300Z/  
/O.NEW.KFGZ.WS.W.0004.190221T1200Z-190223T0300Z/  
WHITE MOUNTAINS-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF SHOW LOW AND GREER  
303 AM MST WED FEB 20 2019  
 
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO 8 PM MST  
FRIDAY...  
 
* WHAT...HEAVY SNOW EXPECTED. TRAVEL WILL BE VERY DIFFICULT TO  
IMPOSSIBLE. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATIONS OF 18 TO 24 INCHES, WITH  
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS ON THE MOUNTAIN PEAKS, ARE EXPECTED.  
 
* WHERE...AREAS NEAR ALPINE, PINETOP-LAKESIDE, SHOW LOW AND  
WHITERIVER.  
 
* WHEN...5 AM THURSDAY TO 8 PM FRIDAY.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...LOOK FOR SIGNIFICANT REDUCTIONS IN  
VISIBILITY AT TIMES.  
 
SNOW FORECAST FROM 5 AM THURSDAY TO 8 PM FRIDAY:  
 
ALPINE 18 TO 24 INCHES PINETOP-LKSIDE 23 TO 31 INCHES  
SHOW LOW 20 TO 26 INCHES WHITERIVER 15 TO 21 INCHES  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WINTER STORM WARNING FOR SNOW MEANS SEVERE WINTER WEATHER  
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED. IF YOU MUST TRAVEL, KEEP AN EXTRA  
FLASHLIGHT, FOOD AND WATER IN YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN  
EMERGENCY. THE LATEST ROAD CONDITIONS FOR THE STATE YOU ARE  
CALLING FROM CAN BE OBTAINED BY CALLING 5 1 1.  
 

 
 

 
 
FOR MORE INFORMATION FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE VISIT:  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF  
 
FOR A MORE DETAILED TABLE OF FORECAST SNOW AMOUNTS FOR COUNTIES,  
RESERVATIONS AND ROADS GO TO:  
HTTP://WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF/SNOWTABLES  
 
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