Travel Discouraged in Parts of Northern Arizona Due to Storm

Feb 5, 2019

Authorities are discouraging travel in parts of northern Arizona's high country due to an approaching storm expected to produce heavy snowfall, strong winds and wind chills in the single digits.

Wintry driving conditions on Interstate-40 and Butler Ave. near Flagstaff early Tuesday morning.
Credit ADOT

A winter storm warning was issued for Mogollon Rim region that include Flagstaff and the Show Low areas, and forecasters said the worst time to travel would be between 6 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. Wednesday.

Up to 11 inches of snow are forecast for Williams and Flagstaff, both located on Interstate 40, up to 10 inches at Grand Canyon Village and up to 6 inches in Show Low.

The weather service forecasts gusty winds of up to 50 mph with areas of blowing snow and pool visibility.