The snowstorm subsides, the gusts of wind begin

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As Saturday’s snowy weather in northern Arizona began to clear up on Sunday afternoon, a blustery day was forecast before another blizzard later in the week, weather officials said.

Flurries cleared over most areas of northern Arizona on Sunday, but continued throughout the morning in areas of the state’s northeast near the Chuska Mountains, according to the National Weather Service. Flagstaff.

Winds were expected all day Sunday, the strongest along Interstate 40 between Winslow and the New Mexico border, the weather service said. A wind advisory for that area was in effect until 7 p.m. Sunday with gusts of up to 45 miles per hour, the weather service said.

Winds in parts of northern Arizona are expected to continue through Monday with gusts of up to 40 miles per hour along the Mogollon Rim, the weather service said.

Another round of flurries across the high country was expected from Monday evening to Tuesday morning, the weather service said. Areas above 5,000 feet could see between one and four inches of snow.

As the storm system recedes on Tuesday, warmer temperatures were expected Wednesday and through the end of the week, according to the weather service.

Phoenix will see a windy day on Monday

Warmer temperatures were expected in areas of the valley on Sunday with highs of around 70 degrees, according to the Phoenix Weather Service.

Winds were expected in the area on Monday, with most gusts between 20 and 25 miles per hour and brief high gusts between 35 and 40 miles per hour later in the afternoon, the service said. meteorological.

Temperatures are expected to drop again in the 1960s as a weather system moved through the area on Tuesday.

Parts of the valley could see warmer temperatures starting Wednesday with highs near 75 degrees. Temperatures Thursday through Friday could reach the 80s with some areas reaching 90 degrees by the weekend, the weather service said.

Wind advisory issued Sunday for parts of southern Arizona

Warmer temperatures were expected in the Tucson area on Sunday as well as high winds in the afternoon, according to the Tucson Weather Service.

A wind advisory was in effect for parts of Cochise, Graham and Greenlee counties, the weather service said. Dust blowing could be a problem for areas near Willcox Playa and others that haven’t received a lot of rainfall.

As the weather system moves through the area on Monday, it could produce rain and snow in the mountains, the weather service said. High temperatures would also drop again 10 to 15 degrees below normal.

Temperatures could reach 80 degrees on Thursday, then 90 degrees or more on Saturday, the weather service said.

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