Stormy weather headed our way

KINGMAN - Another winter storm system will move through a wide swath of the Southwest today, including Mohave County, according to the National Weather Service Las Vegas office.

The Kingman area will see a steep drop in temperatures, and possibly precipitation as the National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for northern and eastern Mohave County from 11 p.m. tonight to 11 a.m. Monday. Snow levels could reach 4,000 feet tonight and down to 3,500 on Monday.

Icy Roads

The National Weather Service advise motorists to expect icy or snow-packed roads in Mohave County, including Interstate 40 east of Kingman and on U.S. 93 throughout Lincoln County, Nev.

Temperatures in Kingman will dip below freezing at least through Wednesday, with daytime highs in the 40s, according to the National Weather Service, which is predicting precipitation in Mohave to begin late tonight and last through Monday evening.

High Winds

Sustained winds between 25 and 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph with gusts up to 45 mph can be expected later today, especially in higher terrain and open areas, according to the National Weather Service. Winds will switch direction from the southwest to the northwest Monday morning.

Drivers can expect the same conditions in Las Vegas and southeastern California.