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Winter weather advisory issued for northern and central Arizona

A line of snow plows clears a street on Monday in Flagstaff, Ariz. Heavy snow and high winds struck parts of Arizona on Sunday, causing hazardous driving conditions and school cancellations Monday.
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The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through Wednesday with snow levels dropping to 4,500 feet.

A winter storm is impacting much of northern and central Arizona Tuesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory through Wednesday with snow levels dropping to 4,500 feet.

The heaviest period of accumulation is expected to be from late afternoon Tuesday through early Wednesday morning with several inches possible in the higher elevations. Areas above 6,000 feet could experience blowing snow.

The Arizona Department of Transportation is reporting slick roads and dangerous travel conditions throughout the region and recommends delaying travel.

For the most up-to-date travel information, see az511.gov.