More snow today

Skies should start clearing this morning

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Patrons shuffle in and out of the U.S. Post Office, 1901 Johnson Ave., during Monday’s heavy snowfall.

AARON ROYSTER/Miner Patrons shuffle in and out of the U.S. Post Office, 1901 Johnson Ave., during Monday’s heavy snowfall.

KINGMAN - Snow is expected to continue today with the skies forecast to start clearing up late this morning.

The National Weather Service is reporting a chance of snow showers before 11 a.m. today.

"There could be some lingering snow showers in the morning," said John Adair, meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Las Vegas. "Shortly after sunrise you'll see some clearing."

With a high near 44 degrees and calm wind, the chance of precipitation today is 30 percent. New snow accumulation during the mostly cloudy day is expected at less than half inch.

At night, it will remain cloudy with a low around 32 degrees.

It will be mostly sunny with a high near 49 degrees Wednesday. Wednesday night the low will be around 35 degrees.

After the brief break between storms, two additional cold Pacific storms will keep unsettled weather over the region Thursday through Saturday.

On Thursday, there will be a 20 percent chance of rain. The mostly cloudy day will have a high near 49 degrees and a low around 32 degrees.

Heading into the weekend, Friday will be partly sunny with a high near 52 degrees and low around 34 degrees. At night, there will be a slight chance of rain, with snow possible at elevations above 3,900 feet.

The possibility of snow continues on Saturday and Sunday with highs expected around the low 50s and lows in the 30s.

The brunt of the snow fell on Monday, with from four to 10 inches forecast to fall throughout the city. The winds were estimated to have reached up to 40 mph.

There was a winter storm warning on Monday beginning at 11:45 a.m. and continuing through 3 a.m. Tuesday. The source was a Pacific storm system moving across the northwest deserts of Arizona.

The National Weather Service recommends you keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle if you travel.

For current weather conditions, go to www.nws.noaa.gov.