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First snowstorm blows into Grand Canyon

Fresh snow blankets the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park Nov. 9. (Photo/NPS)

Fresh snow blankets the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park Nov. 9. (Photo/NPS)

GRAND CANYON, Ariz. — Around four inches of snow fell overnight in Grand Canyon Village Nov. 9.

Roads and footpaths were snow-packed and icy early in the morning and visitors were asked to use caution.

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Grand Canyon Village received four inches of snow Nov. 9. (Photo/NPS)

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Phantom Ranch, located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, gets a light dusting of snow Nov. 9. (Photo/NPS)

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Snow falls on the South Rim of Grand Canyon National Park. (Photo/NPS)

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Grand Canyon's South Rim receives several inches of fresh snow. (Photo/NPS)

“We’re expecting partly sunny conditions today, with a high near 34 F,°” the park stated on Facebook Nov. 9.

State Route 67 on the North Rim of Grand Canyon National Park is currently closed because of severe winter weather. All areas on the North Rim, including the North Kaibab Trailhead and scenic roads are closed until further notice as a result of a winter storm. Travel to the Kaibab Plateau is not advised.

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