Flagstaff schools, NAU closed due to Arizona storm - New York News

Flagstaff schools, NAU closed due to Arizona storm

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - Flagstaff public schools and Northern Arizona University are closed Wednesday due to a winter storm that is dropping snow in Arizona's higher elevations and rain elsewhere.

A National Weather Service forecast predicts up to 6 inches of snow in Flagstaff and Prescott and up to 9 inches of snow in Payson on Wednesday.

The weather service says the winter storm warning for the Flagstaff region will be in effect from until 8 p.m. Wednesday.

A winter storm warning also has been issued for late Wednesday for parts of southeastern Arizona.

In Marana, play in the World Golf Championships-Match Play Championship was suspended because of snow and rain.

Call 511 or visit AZ511.gov for information on road conditions around Arizona.

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