Arizonans up north are waking up to a fresh coating of snow Sunday morning.
Snowbowl says it will be closed Sunday due to the heavy coating of snow in Flagstaff. The resort reported six inches of snow in some parts, claiming a forecasted total of 15 inches is expected through Monday.
Our first taste of winter in bellmontAZ with 1.0” snow from a cold front moving through the area overnight. Other reports around the area: Williams 2”, Snowbowl Estates 4.5”. Expect showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and tonight. How much snow did you get? #azwx pic.twitter.com/fNb68fSnCu
— NWS Flagstaff (@NWSFlagstaff) October 7, 2018
The Arizona Department of Transportation, meanwhile, is warning drivers of slick and icy road conditions on some highways, including State Routes 89A and 87.
— Arizona DOT (@ArizonaDOT) October 7, 2018
Through the evening, the National Weather Service in Flagstaff is forecasting showers and thunderstorms in the area through Sunday afternoon and evening.
In southern Arizona, we're expecting some showers this afternoon and evening, and Tucsonans might even be able to see snowcapped mountains in the area by evening. Stay with KGUN's First Warning Weather for the latest updates.