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Updated Snow Forecast for Northern Arizona

26 November 2016   Dr. Curtis James

Are you ready for a little snow?

The figure above indicates the forecasted high in orange (with error bar denoting the range of ensemble forecast members), average high for this time of year in orange (dashed line), forecasted low in blue (with error bar), average low this time of year in blue (dashed line), and forecasted wind speed in purple. Note that the wind speed forecast is sustained wind (not gusts), and it is based on only one model (not an ensemble).

Weather Discussion:

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory (not a winter storm watch) for light snow amounts this weekend. They are currently predicting less than an inch of snow for Prescott on Sunday night 6 pm – Monday morning 6 am, with 1 – 3” of accumulation in the mountains around Prescott.  

C. James

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