TUCSON, Ariz. - Live updates on winter storms in Southern Arizona Thursday.
Winter Storm Warnings continue for the mountains until 11 PM tonight. Some passing snow showers will bring a little additional accumulation to the snow that has already fallen. Hazardous travel conditions are expected through the night. Be safe! pic.twitter.com/j6ZSb4NnQb— Cuyler Diggs (@CDiggsKGUNWX) November 21, 2019
Pima County announced the following road closures:
- Mission Road: Valencia Road to Drexel Road
- Sander Hill: Sunrise Trail to Sandario Road
- Mount Lemmon Highway (General Hitchcock)
The National Weather Service is reporting six inches of snow at the Mount Lemmon peak.
Mission Road has been closed from Valencia to Drexel.
Heavy snowfall is blanketing Mount Lemmon.
Here's a look at ski valley atop Mt. Lemmon this morning. 3-7" have fallen around 7800'. Much more above 8000'. pic.twitter.com/iSPDvQMnYa— April Madison (@AprilMadisonWX) November 21, 2019
The Road to Mount Lemmon is closed to the public and open only to residents.
CATALINA HIGHWAY IS CLOSED: @PimaSheriff have officially closed the Catalina Highway up to Mount Lemmon this morning.— Veronika Vernachio (@vvernachio) November 21, 2019
A deputy I spoke with said this is due to trees being down along the highway from the snow. @kgun9 pic.twitter.com/TTw26ocKCM
The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Southern Arizona areas, including the Catalina and Rincon Mountains, Chiricahua Mountains, Dragoon and Mule and Huachuca and Santa Rita Mountains, Eastern Cochise County below 5000 feet, Galiuro and Pinaleno Mountains, Tucson Metro Area, Upper Gila River Valley, Upper San Pedro River Valley, and White Mountains of Graham and Greenlee Counties.
Snow levels are currently around 8000', and will continue to drop to around 6500' through the day. Several inches of snow expected above 7000'. pic.twitter.com/VtByCXGYRp— April Madison (@AprilMadisonWX) November 21, 2019