On November 19, Northern Arizona First Responder Agencies held their annual Winter Preparedness meeting at the Coconino County Sheriff’s Office. Agencies in attendance included Coconino County Sheriff’s Office, Department of Public Safety, Flagstaff Police Department, Arizona Game and Fish, Highlands Fire Department, United States Forest Service, and representatives from Arizona Snowbowl and the Nordic Village.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is forecasting a wetter than normal winter season for Northern Arizona due to a strong El Niño weather pattern — this means winter preparedness is more important than in recent years for Coconino County residents.
Do you “Know Snow in Arizona?” If not, now is the time to get ready for the winter driving season.
As the first significant winter storm rolls into the state this weekend, delivering snow to high country areas, the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT)has been getting ready to respond to keep motorists safe while clearing snow and ice from highways.