Monday, December 27, 2010
The National Weather Service says snow might be in store for Southern Arizona this week. From the forecast on the organization’s website:
2010 WILL END WET ... COLD AND SNOWY AS A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE WESTERN STATES LATER THIS WEEK. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON WEDNESDAY PRODUCING WIDESPREAD VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW. SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL CONTINUE ON THURSDAY BEFORE ENDING ON FRIDAY. WITH COLDER AIR PUSHING IN BEHIND THE COLD FRONT SNOW LEVELS WILL LOWER TO THE VALLEY FLOOR THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. SNOW AMOUNTS IN THE MOUNTAINS ARE FORECAST TO RANGE FROM 4 TO 12 INCHES ... WITH THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ABOVE 7000 FEET. SNOW SHOWERS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE DOWN TO THE VALLEY FLOORS WITH LITTLE ACCUMULATION EXPECTED.