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Storm Brings Heavy Snowfall To Flagstaff

Flagstaff saw its first snow storm this season on Wednesday. Payson, Prescott and Black Canyon City also experienced a cold front as rain continued to fall on the Phoenix area.

The storm in northern Arizona brought freezing temperatures and heavy snowfall.

Mark Stubblefield, a meteorologist in Flagstaff, said populated areas "could see anywhere from 3 to 8 inches of snow above the 6,500-foot level.” 

Stubblefield says temperatures will remain below 40 degrees. Rain and snow activity is expected to taper off later Thursday.

 

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Nakiesha Johnson is in her last semester at Arizona State University, studying at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. She joined KJZZ as a news intern for fall 2019.Johnson recently worked for Cronkite News as a social media producer, helping manage and post content for social media platforms. She also reported the weather every Wednesday.Johnson, who has lived in Arizona most of her life, hopes to be able to cover news in other states. Her goal is to become a talk show host who reaches out to young adults.