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Winter Storm Warning issued for the White Mountains

Heavy snow expected above 8000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches, with locally up to 24 inches at the highest elevations. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph.

Areas above 8000 feet near Alpine, Pinetop-Lakeside, Show Low and Whiteriver, from 8 PM this evening to 8 PM MST Saturday. Travel could be very difficult. Patchy blowing snow could significantly reduce visibility. Snow forecast from 8 PM Today to 8 PM Saturday

Alpine 2 to 4 inches Pinetop-Lakeside 1 to 2 inches Show Low 0 to 1 inches Whiteriver 0 inches .

Detailed Forecast

Tonight

Rain and snow showers, mainly before midnight. Low around 26. South wind 7 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Saturday

Rain and snow showers before noon, then snow showers likely between noon and 3pm, then rain and snow showers likely after 3pm. High near 39. Southwest wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

Saturday Night

A chance of rain and snow showers before 1am, then a chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22. Southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

Sunday

A 20 percent chance of snow showers before 11am. Sunny, with a high near 40. South wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.

Sunday Night

Mostly clear, with a low around 12. Northeast wind around 7 mph.

Christmas Day

Sunny, with a high near 39. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1. az511.com

Let it snow!

Mountain Daily Star Staff

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