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Time-lapse video show record snowfall in Arizona city

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Flagstaff, Arizona, which is about 80 miles south of the Grand Canyon, is hit with 35.9 inches of snow. (CNN Newsource)

A city in Arizona is under a state of emergency after it was buried in snow.

Flagstaff, Arizona, which is about 80 miles south of the Grand Canyon, is hit with 35.9 inches of snow.

The time-lapse video taken by the National Weather Service, shows what happened between Wednesday and Friday.

This was the snowiest day in Flagstaff history and just two inches shy of breaking the record in the state.

The Arizona Department of Public Safety Director has warned the snow is higher that the tires on a state police SUV.

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