PHOENIX (KSAZ) - Snow fell in the higher elevations across the state and valley residents woke up to rainfall on Monday.
Snow covered the high country over the weekend and it continued to fall early Monday morning. Due to the snow, all Flagstaff Unified School District schools are closed until Tuesday. The city is expecting another 8 inches of snow overnight.
Schools in Prescott faced a two-hour delay due to adverse weather.
In addition to school closures and delays, the winter weather if forcing some road closures in the high country.
SR 89A is now closed between Sedona and Flagstaff, mile 375-403. No ETA for reopening.— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) December 14, 2015
As of Monday morning, the National Weather Service reported that Flagstaff had received over five inches of snow.
As of 11 AM the latest storm total at the Flagstaff airport is 5.3" with a snow depth of 7". More snow will develop later today. #azwx— NWS Flagstaff (@NWSFlagstaff) December 14, 2015
Meanwhile in the valley, light rain began to fall in the morning and it is expected to continue throughout the day.
In other parts of Arizona snow was falling, including near Globe.
SR 77 and areas south of Globe watch for snow on the roads. https://t.co/y6ZuR7EL90— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) December 14, 2015