Feb 28, 2014 8:09 AM by Jeff Beamish

What to expect with this weekend's winter storm

TUCSON - Gusty and dusty today, followed by much-needed rainfall.

A powerful cold front over the California coast is approaching Arizona the next 36 hours, according to News 4 Meteorologist Jeff Beamish. Here's a Winter storm timeline of what to expect...

- Gusty winds, blowing dust possible along I-10 this afternoon and tonight.

- Widespread showers/snow above 7,000 feet starts up during the morning, continues through the overnight hours.
- Winter Storm Watch in effect for Mt. Lemmon, Mt. Graham & the White Mountains tomorrow afternoon through Sunday morning

- Showers taper off by late morning, a few isolated showers in mts during afternoon.
- Forecast rain totals of 0.25-0.75", with isolated 1" amounts.
- 6-12" snow possible above 7,000 feet.
- Cooler temps with upper 60's during the daytime. Freezing temperatures are unlikely at night.

Watch Jeff for a complete look at your True View 4 forecast this morning on Tucson Today and on News 4 Tucson at Noon. Stay ahead of the storm by downloading the News 4 Tucson Weather & Traffic app for your iPhone, iPad & Android device.


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