Frontier Communications Planned Outage February 11, 2016

Frontier Communications is planning on taking down internet service on February 11th beginning at 12:01 A. M. for a period of two to three hours.
After completion of the work activity all services should restore in a normal fashion. All customers are advised to leave their equipment in its current
configuration and not reset or attempt to reboot their service. “ This work activity is preplanned for upgrading our service for all Frontier customers in the White Mountains area.

If you do encounter any type of service interruption after that time please call:
Business Repair: 800-921- 8102
Residence Repair: 800 – 921 – 8101

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Wind, Ice and Snow on Highways

2/1/16 – The National Weather Service Winter Weather Advisory is still in effect for today. A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for the White Mountains. Several schools have either delays or closures due to snow and ice.

Please use extreme caution if you must travel throughout the region today. Rain and snow will be heavy at times and will continue through this afternoon. Southwest winds gust up to 40 MPH combined with snowfall will cause occasional whiteout conditions. Snow levels to fall to around 3000 feet by this afternoon with snow accumulating above 4000.

The following schools have announced closures and delays for Monday, Feb. 1:

Vernon, Concho, Whiteriver, Heber-Overgaard, Blue Ridge, White Mountain Montessori and Sequoia Village have canceled classes.

Show Low, St. Anthony, McNary, Theodore Roosevelt and Northern Arizona Academy are on a two-hour delay.

Round Valley is on a two-hour delay with no out-of-town travel for NAVIT.

Mountain Christian is on a one-hour delay.

Jefferson Academy on time.

 

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Winter Storm Warning Remains in Effect for Sunday-Monday

1/31/16 – The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the following areas, Coconino Plateau, Chuska Mountains, Defiance Plateau, Western Mogollon Rim, Eastern Mogollon Rim, White Mountains, Black Mesa Area including Valle, Window Rock, Ganado, Flagstaff, Happy Jack, Show Low and Greer, which will remain in effect from Sunday 5:00 pm until Monday at 5:00 pm.

A Wind Advisory in effect until 7 PM this evening, strong gusty southwest winds will continue across the advisory area into early this evening. Winds will be 20 to 30 MPH with gusts around 40 to 50. Strong winds may make driving difficult especially for high profile vehicles.

Snow and blowing snow is expected to increase late Sunday afternoon and persist through the day Monday. Snow levels will start out around 6500 to 7000 feet Sunday evening falling to around 4000 feet during the day Monday. General snow accumulations will be 5 to 12 inches mainly above 5000.

Snowfall forecast until 5 PM Monday:
ALPINE 7 TO 1 INCHES
DONEY PARK 3 TO 5 INCHES
FLAGSTAFF 9 TO 13 INCHES
FOREST LAKES 9 TO 15 INCHES
GANADO 3 TO 5 INCHES
HEBER-OVERGAARD 4 TO 8 INCHES
PINETOP-LKSIDE 6 TO 10 INCHES
SHONTO 4 TO 6 INCHES
SHOW LOW 4 TO 6 INCHES
VALLE 4 TO 6 INCHES
WHITERIVER 2 TO 4 INCHES
WILLIAMS 7  TO 11 INCHES
WINDOW ROCK 4 TO 6 INCHES

Other impacts, blowing snow in gusty winds may lead to whiteout conditions in near zero visibility at times. These conditions will have significant impacts on travel. Please Use Caution!! For the latest in road conditions visit www.az511.com.

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