Third round of storms brings snow; more school closures in Flagstaff

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
FLAGSTAFF, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

It's another day off for students in Flagstaff, as the district announced Flagstaff schools will remain closed Wednesday, Jan. 25.

The snow days are really piling up for students in the area!

This will mark the fourth day in a row weather has prevented schools from opening.

The Flagstaff Unified School District closed schools on Tuesday because of the severe weather and hazardous driving conditions. Classes were already canceled on Monday and last Friday.

BASIS Flagstaff announced that the charter school will be closed on Tuesday.

The Blue Ridge School District originally planned to be on a two-hour delayed schedule but then canceled classes in the morning for Monday. District officials also said the schools will be on a two-hour delayed schedule for Tuesday, but due to the weather conditions, they decided to cancel school on Tuesday.

The Grand Canyon Unified District also canceled classes on Tuesday following its Monday closure.

[Slideshow: Winter weather moves through Arizona]

Winter Storm Warnings continue until 5 a.m. On Tuesday with those above 6,000 feet could get up to 14 inches of snow. The Arizona Department of Transportation has advised delaying driving on the roads due to heavy snow and breezy conditions. Winds could have gusts of up to 45 miles per hour.

[READ MORE: ADOT: Next round of storms coming; prepare for snowy roads]

For the Valley, a flash flood watch was issued from 11 a.m. Monday through 12 a.m. Tuesday for the greater Phoenix area, southern Gila County and the Tonto National Forest. Scattered showers hit the area and up to a quarter of an inch of rain is expected.

Video from the news helicopter showed the washes aren't flooding and low clouds are lingering. Roads were wet but street flooding has been minimal.

The storm is expected to move out by Tuesday and the state can start to dry out.

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