FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (KSAZ/AP) - Snowplows were clearing highways in high country in northern and eastern Arizona on Tuesday as a winter weather advisory remained in effect through noon for elevations over 6,500 feet.
The National Weather Service said drivers should plan on slippery road conditions due to rain and snow expected to continue through Tuesday morning.
Precipitation chances today will be at their highest this morning followed by a downtrend. Best chances will be over the higher terrain of central and eastern AZ (snow level above 6000 ft). #azwx pic.twitter.com/BA3tBHwR5F— NWS Phoenix (@NWSPhoenix) October 16, 2018
The weather service predicted general snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches in east Flagstaff and 2 to 4 inches in Forest Lakes.
Heavy flakes ❄️❄️❄️ pic.twitter.com/UI0q1OHiOr— Syleste Rodriguez (@SylesteFox10) October 16, 2018
According to the weather service, some areas could have as much as 8 inches of snow.