Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Winter Weather Advisory
Issued: 9:42 PM MDT Oct. 16, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Winter Weather Advisory now in effect until 8 am MST/9am MDT
Wednesday above 7500 feet...

* what... snow showers will continue overnight above 7500 feet.
Higher elevation Road surfaces will experience locally slippery
conditions overnight. Additional snow accumulations of a
dusting to as much as 2 inches are expected.

* Where... Chuska Mountains and Defiance Plateau. Higher elevation
roads, including portions of sr264 west of Window Rock, portions
of 110 north of Fort Defiance and Buffalo Pass northeast of

* When... until 8 am MST/9 am MDT Wednesday.

* Additional details... localized blowing snow and fog possible.

Additional snow forecast from 8 PM MST/9 PM MDT today to 8 am
MST/9 am MDT wednesday:

Buffalo Pass 1 to 2 inches

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.

The latest Road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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