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Forecasters: Northern Arizona to get colder, wetter weather


FLAGSTAFF, Arizona — Much of northern Arizona will get wetter and colder weather this weekend.

A National Weather Service statement for Apache, Coconino, Navajo, Yavapai and northern Gila counties says rain and snow showers are possibly Friday and Friday night, with 1-2 inches of snow accumulating in northeastern Arizona elevations above 6,000 feet across the Kaibab Plateau, Black Mesa and the Chuska Mountains.

The forecasters say a storm system will bring additional rain and snow to the regional over the weekend, with lower elevation rainfall amounts of 1-4 inches in the foothills of the Mogollon Rim, the White Mountains and northern Gila County.

The weather service says higher elevations could get 6-8 inches of snow.

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