Heavy Snow Blankets Parts Of Arizona



Flagstaff, Arizona (CBS) Heavy snow and rain is blanketing Flagstaff, Arizona Saturday as a strong winter storm heads into the area.

The storm has prompted the closure of Interstate 40 west of Flagstaff. An Arizona Department of Transportation spokesman says the approximately 50–mile section of I–40 has seen heavy snow, limited visibility and multiple vehicle spinouts.

Officials say many spinouts and crashes have been reported along that stretch of highway since early Saturday.

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