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SXAK49 PAFG 171335
RECAFG
AKZ225-180845-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
535 AM AKDT THU JUL 17 2014

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)

THIS IS THE LAST ALTITUDE FORECAST FOR THE 2014 CLIMBING SEASON.
FORECASTS WILL RESUME MAY 2015.

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

SYNOPSIS...A WEATHER FRONT FAR WEST OF THE MOUNTAIN WILL MOVE OVER
THE MOUNTAIN FRIDAY. MOIST SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL INCREASE AHEAD OF
THE FRONT.

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

.THURSDAY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT..MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 30 MPH.

.OUTLOOK SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY... SNOW...POSSIBLY HEAVY. SUMMIT
WINDS SOUTHWEST 30 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 60 MPH LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT

MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WEST WINDS TO 30 MPH.

$$
CF JUL 14



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