Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 260217
RECAFG
AKZ225-262130-

DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
617 PM AKDT WED MAY 25 2016

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE EAST ACROSS THE AREA THE NEXT
48 HOURS. NORTHWEST FLOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN WILL PERSIST AS A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS NORTH OVER THE WEST COAST OF ALASKA.
EXPECT CLEARING OVER THE SUMMIT THURSDAY EVENING AND OVER THE
LOWER ELEVATIONS EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AS WINDS TURN FROM THE
NORTH.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

...STRONG WINDS THROUGH THURSDAY...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6
INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHWEST 25 TO 45 MPH.

.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHWEST 25 TO 45 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING THROUGH THURSDAY...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6
INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST 50 TO 75
MPH.

.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTH 50 TO 75 MPH.

.OUTLOOK FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...
CLEARING FRIDAY. SUMMIT WINDS NORTHWEST 40 TO 60 MPH BECOMING
NORTH SATURDAY AND NORTHEAST SUNDAY.

$$
CF MAY 16


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