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Snow, ice on highways as system crosses northern Arizona

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Posted at 11:14 AM, Feb 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-23 14:14:07-05

Authorities report snow and icy conditions on northern Arizona highways as a storm system sweeps across the region.

The National Weather Service says a cold front is causing snow showers and that snow levels will reach down to valley floors.

A winter weather advisory issued for the Flagstaff area says new snowfall between 3 a.m. and 8 p.m. Friday in Flagstaff and Williams may reach up to 4 inches (10 centimeters).

The state Department of Transportation advised travelers headed to the Grand Canyon to allow plenty of extra travel time because of snow and limited visibility.