Arizona witnessed the snowiest day in its history last Thursday, Flagstaff


Its common for Flagstaff, Arizona to have snow but last Thursday was historic.

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‪ARIZONA SNOW: Flagstaff had 35.9″ of snow – THEIR SNOWIEST DAY ON RECORD! This video is from backups on highway 87 near Rye, Arizona. 📷: Kyle Shields‬

The city is under a state of emergency besides flakes haven’t stopped after snow buried Flagstaff: 35.9 inches of it.

Thursday was the snowiest single day in history of Flagstaff with 2.9 feet that fell destroying previous record in 1915 with 31 inches.

Col. Frank Milstead, Arizona Department of Public Safety Director had posted one photo on social media showed the tires on a state police SUV below the snow.

Arizona Department of Transportation asks travelers to not travel in or through Northern Arizona. Conditions of roads remain too dangerous with no specific date for its improvement.

400 calls for stranded vehicles besides slide-offs responded by state troopers in 24 hours.