'Unique Sunset' in Flagstaff as Major Snowstorm Brings Whiteout Conditions

A major snowstorm brought whiteout conditions to Flagstaff, Arizona, on Wednesday, February 22.

Video posted on Facebook by the National Weather Service’s Flagstaff office shows the sun setting over mountains amid the wintry conditions.

“A unique sunset at the NWS Flagstaff this evening. Our version of the Arctic,” the caption read.

Earlier, Arizona’s Department of Transportation urged residents to avoid travelling during storm conditions.

Damaging winds and falling snow were set to continue throughout Wednesday and impact travel in the area, the National Weather Service said. Credit: NWS Flagstaff via Storyful

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