ACTION DAY: Southern Arizona getting rain and mountain snow Sund - Tucson News Now

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ACTION DAY: Southern Arizona getting rain and mountain snow Sunday

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The KOLD News 13 weather team has called a First Alert Action Day as rain and mountain snow are expected to hit southern Arizona Sunday.

Chief Meteorologist Lisa Villegas said a cold front will swing through early in the morning Sunday and bring scattered showers and mountain snow.

According to the National Weather Service in Tucson, Mount Lemmon could see 3-4 inches of snow by Monday.

For the Tucson area, there is a 50 percent chance of rain Sunday with highs in the lower 60s.

Some mountain locations south of Tucson could see up to 2 feet of snow. A winter weather advisory is in effect from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Sunday for mountain locations above 6500 feet East and South of Tucson.

Catalina Highway, the most direct way for most people get up to Mount Lemmon, could close at anytime due to weather or overcrowding.

You can check the status of the road anytime by calling the Pima County Sheriff's Department hotline at 520-547-7510.

For more tips on having a safe time on Mount Lemmon, go HERE.

The KOLD News 13 First Alert Weather Team calls for Action Days whenever the weather will be active enough to significantly affect your day. Find out more about Action Days HERE.

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