Here's the Winter Storm Q state-by-state predictions for Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado:
- Up to 16 inches of snow is expected to fall in the Flagstaff area.
- Above 2,000 feet (such as the Mogolion Rim north of Payson), expected snowfall will be 6-10 inches on average, with up to 20 in some areas.
- Hail fell Wednesday on the Phoenix metropolitan area, making a slushy mess for vehicular traffic.
- Flagstaff public schools? Kids can rejoice and parents can hold their heads; it's cancelled. Drunken Arizona State University students can nurse their hangover a little longer, because classes have been cancelled there as well.
- Snow halted the WGC/Accenture Match Play Championship, irritating golf fans. Play should resume Thursday morning.
- Albuquerque residents have been warned that due to high wind, blowing dust may pose a hazard.
- The storm will bring snow to higher elevations in the northwest of the state
- Strong winds are to be expected around central mountain chains and south of I-40.
- Snow plows are gearing up to clear what is expected to be one of the biggest snowfalls of the year.
- Live near the Western Slope? Expect up to 10 inches.
- Denver International Airport has cancelled all flights on Wednesday, which is sure to inconvenience the several people planning on visiting Denver in mid-February.