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Updated Feb 11, 2013 - 4:48 pm

Northern Arizona in for more snow, cold temps

SEDONA, Ariz. — The Department of Public Safety is warning travelers that
some parts of northern Arizona’s high country could see nearly a foot of new
snow and freezing temperatures.

The snow is expected to start accumulating Monday night. It will likely last
into Tuesday.

Authorities say the highways could get slippery and traffic is expected to be
moving slowly in the morning hours.

The Department of Public Safety says it will be shifting resources to make more
highway patrolmen available to respond to emergency calls.

On Monday, Highway 89A between Sedona and Interstate 17 was reopened after
being closed Sunday night and early Monday due to heavy snow and ice on the
pavement.

The Department of Transportation says it had nearly 80 snowplows working to
clear northern Arizona highways.

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