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Winter weather advisory for Flagstaff, northern AZ

Ina Ronquillo

Winter weather advisory for Flagstaff, northern AZ

By Ina Ronquillo. CREATED Oct 10, 2013

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for Flagstaff and northern Arizona.
   
Meteorologists say 3 to 5 inches of snow above 6,500 feet are expected from the cold storm.
   
The weather advisory is in effect from 2 a.m. until noon Thursday.
   
Most locations above 6,500 feet should see steady snow by 5 a.m. that will start as rain. The heaviest snow is expected between 5 a.m. and 9 a.m. Thursday.
   
A winter weather advisory is issued when periods of falling snow will cause travel difficulties.
   
Authorities say motorists should prepare for slippery roads and limited visibility in the northern Arizona area.

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Ina Ronquillo

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Ina is a Southern Arizona native. She graduated from Nogales High School and then received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Arizona with a double major in Media Arts and Communication.