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Snowfall projections increase across Arizona high country

Posted: 12:16 PM, Mar 12, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-12 18:16:22Z
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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Forecasters are increasing the amount of snowfall projected across much of northern Arizona's high country Tuesday and Wednesday.

The National Weather Service on Tuesday projected up to 8 inches (20 centimeters) of snow in Flagstaff, 9 inches (23 centimeters) in Williams and 5 inches (13 centimeters) in Show, with up to 22 inches (56 centimeters) on the highest elevations of the San Francisco Peaks.

A winter weather advisory issued for Tuesday afternoon and evening and Wednesday morning warns of difficult driving conditions such as snow-covered roads and low visibility.