Winter Storm Coming, Will Prescott Valley See Snow?
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A winter storm is approaching northern Arizona Sunday, December 11th with strong, gusty winds bringing chances of winter weather to Prescott Valley and surrounding areas.
According to US National Weather Service Flagstaff, snow chances will move west to east across the region from Sunday evening through Tuesday morning. This system could produce significant snowfall for elevations above 3,500 feet to 4,500 feet. Additional adverse impacts from strong, gusty winds Sunday and very cold temperatures throughout much of next week are likely.
Wind Gusts are expected as follows:
Winds are expected to pick up Sunday, Dec 11 into Monday Dec 12 with gusts peaking at 25-30 mph in Flagstaff, Camp Verde, and Sedona and 30-35 mph in Flagstaff (35-40 mph during the day on Dec 11).
Expected Snowfall Forecast:
Much of Northern Arizona should expect to see some snowfall between Sunday, December 11 through Tuesday, December 13. The US National Weather Service Flagstaff has predicted that Williams and Flagstaff should expect approximately 6-8 inches of snow. Prescot Valley and the surrounding areas should see about 2 inches. Camp Verde and Sedona are expecting a lower amount of snowfall, predicted to receive less than an inch in each area.
With winter weather upon us including gusty winds, snowfall, and cold temps, it is important that drivers remain aware and prepared. ADOT reminds drivers to know snow before they go out and provides tips on road safety during the winter months.
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