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Weekend Weather Looks Stormy

17 March 2018  
"Currently the forecast is calling for 1-2” of accumulation for Prescott," Dr. Curtis James predicts.

According to the National Weather Service in Flagstaff, a winter storm will arrive this weekend.

Bottom Line Up Front
•Winter Storm
•Timing: Saturday evening through Sunday afternoon.
•Heaviest precipitation timing:
•Coconino/Yavapai Counties: Midnight Sun.- 7am Sun.
•Gila/Navajo/Apache Counties: 4am Sun.-11am Sun.
Snow Levels: 6000’ Sat night falling to 5000’ Sun
Breezy southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph, creating blowing snow mainly above 5500’.
Hazardous travel likely from Saturday night through midday Sunday

•Moderating temperatures and dry weather Monday - Wednesday

This week's forecast

Saturday

  • High 50º.
  • Slight chance of rain & snow between 11am-noon, followed by 60% chance of rain.
  • Winds from the south @8-16 mph, gusts up to 28 mph.

Saturday night

  • Low 27º.
  • 80% Chance of precipitation.
  • Rain before midnight.
  • Rain & snow between midnight and 2 AM.
  • Snow after 2 AM.
  • Snow accumulation of 1 inch possible.
  • Southwest wind 11-15 mph, gusts as high as 31 mph.

Sunday

  • High 47º.
  • 30% chance of snow showers before 11 AM.
  • Snow accumulation of less than 1/2 inch possible.
  • Sunny.
  • Winds W-SW 11-15 mph, gusts as high as 31 mph.

Sunday night

  • Low 28º.
  • Partly cloudy.
  • North wind from 6-10 mph.

Monday

  • High 54
  • Sunny.
  • Winds 5-7 mph, could gust as high as 21 mph.

Monday night

  • Low 31.
  • Mostly clear.

Tuesday

  • High 61
  • Mostly sunny.

Tuesday night

  • Low 37º
  • Mostly cloudy.

Wednesday

  • High 65º
  • Partly sunny.

Wednesday night

  • Low 43º
  • Mostly cloudy

Thursday

  • High 61º
  • Cloudy, 30% chance of showers.

Thursday night

  • Low 39º
  • Mostly cloudy, 30% chance of showers.

Friday

  • High 58º
  • Mostly sunny, 10% chance of showers.

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