Locals celebrate Flagstaff snowfall; classes canceled

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People in Flagstaff finally got their snow. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) People in Flagstaff finally got their snow. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
Snowbowl said they expect to see an increase in skiers and snowboarders. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) Snowbowl said they expect to see an increase in skiers and snowboarders. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
There's been a lack of snow so far this year in Flagstaff. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5) There's been a lack of snow so far this year in Flagstaff. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
FLAGSTAFF, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

It’s never too late for a winter wonderland.

“It feels good! It’s wonderful…it feels like it’s Christmas again!”  

Flagstaff locals like Vincente Gonzalez said the lack of snow this year has been disappointing, so with Tuesday's snowfall, finally, it’s "game on!" at the mountain.

[READ MORE: Winter storm system to bring snow, rain to Arizona]

“Tomorrow at the Arizona Snowbowl, that is correct. We’ll be doing some snowboarding,” said Gonzalez.

Snowbowl said they expect to see an increase in skiers and snowboarders this week and have prepped their plows and patrols.       

[RELATED: Flagstaff businesses hope new snow brings more customers]      

But it’s not just the people who were excited. Mountain pups like Mackenzie the husky, who is disabled, enjoyed the weather too.

“Even with her three legs, she likes the snow,” said her owner, Linda McCusker.

[SLIDESHOW: Winter storm blasts snow in High Country, bring rain to Phoenix]

And while this won’t solve deficit in the area, everyone hopes this snowfall will bring tourists back to town, and back to the slopes. 

The Flagstaff Unified School District said all schools are closed today due to weather and road conditions.

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