More snow: Winter weather advisory
Storm warning canceled
The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm advisory for Southern Arizona, effective until 11 a.m. Thursday. An earlier winter storm warning has been canceled.
It won't measure up to the blizzard that's buried the mid-Atlantic states, but Arizona will receive more than a dusting.
The Weather Service says that snow levels will fall to 4000 feet Wednesday evening. 1-2 inches are possible at that level, with 4-8 inches above 7000 feet. 10-12 inches had been forecast earlier. Snow levels may fall as low as 3500 feet by Thursday morning.
Rain is predicted throughout the region.
The Weather Service warns that the snowfall will create icy roadways and hazardous driving conditions. Drivers should be prepared for slippery roads and limited visibility, said the agency.
The advisory affects most of Pima County, including the Tucson metro area. Cochise, Santa Cruz and southeast Pinal counties are also covered, as are the upper Gila River Valley and northern Greenlee counties.