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A storm system moving into Arizona off of the California coastline will bring significant rain and snowfall to the region. Some valley locations could see between 0.25 and 0.60 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts, while higher elevations of the White, Pinaleno, Galiuro, Catalina, and Rincon Mountains will see between 8 to 14 inches of snowfall accumulation. A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow and blowing snow is in effect from 11 am today through 1 am Tuesday morning for elevations above 6500 feet in the White, Pinaleno, and Galiuro Mountains. A Winter Weather Advisory for snow is in effect for the Catalina and Rincon Mountains above 6500 feet for the same time period. Gusty southwest winds of 20-30 mph with gusts to 45 mph will be likely for desert and valley locations, with speeds of 30 to 40 mph and gusts to around 50 to 55 mph for elevations above 5000 feet. Consequently, a Wind Advisory is in effect for the mountains of Southeast Arizona through 8 pm this evening. (click for more)
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