As usual, today's snowfalls varied depending on the region.
If you’ve got an older model watercraft, with a carbureted, two stroke engine, don’t bother taking it to either Lake Mead or Lake Mohave after the 1st of the year.
The National Weather Service expects up to a foot of snow over the weekend in Flagstaff and more next week.
That precipitation is needed after a dry fall.
National Weather Service meteorologist Ben Peterson says since Sept. 1, only 2.3 inches of rain or melted snow have been measured at the Flagstaff airport.
“For the calendar year, we’re almost eight inches below normal,” Peterson says. “So (we’re) kind of dry right now, but things can change in a hurry in Northern Arizona.”
Northern Arizona’s first winter storm will arrive Thursday evening with rain in the lower elevations and snow and gusting winds in the mountains.
The National Weather Service in Bellmont says expect 6 to 8 inches Thursday and Friday in Flagstaff and 10 to 16 inches in the White Mountains.
Meteorologist Ben Peterson says heavy rains from Southern California are moving into the state.
“That front will pretty much clear the state by mid-day Friday,” he says.
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