Winter weather advisory in effect above 2,800 feet - Tucson News Now

Winter weather advisory in effect above 2,800 feet

Snow is sticking in Vail. (Source: "ajmerz"/See It, Snap It, Send It) Snow is sticking in Vail. (Source: "ajmerz"/See It, Snap It, Send It)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Tucson is seeing a mixture of wintry precipitation. Slick bridges are possible overnight and Tuesday morning.

Catalina Highway on Mt. Lemmon is closed because of poor weather and road conditions.

Mountain residents and employees are allowed on the road, but chains or four-wheel drive are required.

There is no estimate yet on when the road will reopen.

Snow has been seen this afternoon in Oracle, Vail, Three Points and some of the higher elevations in the Tucson metro area.

Silverbell Road between Avra Valley Road to Sasco Road is also closed.

The National Weather Service has issued the following advisory:

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS

EVENING ABOVE 2800 FEET...

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TUCSON HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST

THIS EVENING ABOVE 2800 FEET.

 

* IMPACTS...TRAVELERS CAN EXPECT SLEET AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS

  EVENING WHICH WILL MAKE DRIVING CONDITIONS DIFFICULT.

 

* TIMING...SHOWERS WILL SPREAD ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE EVENING

  HORUS...WITH SNOW LEVELS LOWERING TO NEAR 2000 FEET.

 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS...ACCUMULATIONS BETWEEN 2000 AND 2800 FEET UP

  TO 1 INCH...BETWEEN 2800 AND 4500 FEET 1 TO 3 INCHES...BETWEEN

  4500 AND 7000 FEET 2 TO 6 INCHES...AND ABOVE 7000 FEET BETWEEN 4

  AND 8 INCHES.

Copyright 2013 Tucson News Now. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Vote for our Lydia Camarillo to help Tucson children

    Thursday, October 19 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-10-19 19:29:00 GMT
    (Source: Tucson News Now)(Source: Tucson News Now)

    Lydia Camarillo is teaming up with Sauce Pizza & Wine to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson. You can help by voting for her pizza creation!

    Lydia Camarillo is teaming up with Sauce Pizza & Wine to raise money for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Tucson. You can help by voting for her pizza creation!

  • 1 dead in Cochise County plane crash

    1 dead in Cochise County plane crash

    Thursday, October 19 2017 1:51 PM EDT2017-10-19 17:51:04 GMT
    One person is dead after a fixed wing, single engine airplane crashed in Cochise County, according to the sheriff's office. Cochise County Sheriff's Office - Mark J. Dannels Sheriff CCSO said the crash happened north of Interstate 10 near milemarker 355 before 9:30 Thursday morning, Oct 19. Milemarker 355 is near I-10 and Page Ranch Road. Detectives are investigating the crash site, and said it does not appear there were any other passengers. MOBILE USERS: Download our Tucson Ne...
    One person is dead after a fixed wing, single engine airplane crashed in Cochise County, according to the sheriff's office. Cochise County Sheriff's Office - Mark J. Dannels Sheriff CCSO said the crash happened north of Interstate 10 near milemarker 355 before 9:30 Thursday morning, Oct 19. Milemarker 355 is near I-10 and Page Ranch Road. Detectives are investigating the crash site, and said it does not appear there were any other passengers. MOBILE USERS: Download our Tucson Ne...
  • Arizona Athletics applies for McKale Center liquor license

    Arizona Athletics applies for McKale Center liquor license

    Thursday, October 19 2017 12:36 PM EDT2017-10-19 16:36:38 GMT
    Inside McKale Center. (Source: Tucson News Now)Inside McKale Center. (Source: Tucson News Now)
    If you're going to the McKale Center in the coming weeks, you might notice some new signage. That's because the Department of Athletics recently applied for a liquor license, and is required to post signs letting the public know. The department said if the application is approved, the McKale Center will start beer and wine sales during Wildcat basketball games. The start date is yet to be determined. Athletic Director Dave Heeke said the decision to serve alcohol is based ...
    If you're going to the McKale Center in the coming weeks, you might notice some new signage. That's because the Department of Athletics recently applied for a liquor license, and is required to post signs letting the public know. The department said if the application is approved, the McKale Center will start beer and wine sales during Wildcat basketball games. The start date is yet to be determined. Athletic Director Dave Heeke said the decision to serve alcohol is based ...
  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • FBI arrests 120, recovers 84 children in human trafficking sting

    FBI arrests 120, recovers 84 children in human trafficking sting

    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:04 AM EDT2017-10-19 11:04:01 GMT
    Thursday, October 19 2017 7:42 AM EDT2017-10-19 11:42:20 GMT

    The youngest victim recovered this year was a 3-month-old girl, and the average age of victims recovered during the operation was 15 years old. 

    The youngest victim recovered this year was a 3-month-old girl, and the average age of victims recovered during the operation was 15 years old. 

  • Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker

    Widow of workplace shooting victim says he feared co-worker

    Thursday, October 19 2017 3:41 AM EDT2017-10-19 07:41:36 GMT
    Thursday, October 19 2017 4:03 PM EDT2017-10-19 20:03:56 GMT

    The man shot five co-workers early Wednesday in Maryland, then drove to Delaware and shot an acquaintance in the head at a used car lot, police say.

    The man shot five co-workers early Wednesday in Maryland, then drove to Delaware and shot an acquaintance in the head at a used car lot, police say.

  • Family's dog alive months after they thought it was euthanized

    Family's dog alive months after they thought it was euthanized

    Thursday, October 19 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-10-19 15:28:09 GMT
    Thursday, October 19 2017 11:30 AM EDT2017-10-19 15:30:57 GMT

    Ceasar's owner thought her dog had been put to sleep after diagnosis of a life-threatening illness. Instead, a vet tech took the dog home to live with her.

    Ceasar's owner thought her dog had been put to sleep after diagnosis of a life-threatening illness. Instead, a vet tech took the dog home to live with her.

Powered by Frankly