Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 030135
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AKZ225-032045-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
535 PM AKDT TUE JUN 2 2015

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 TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE LIES OVER THE AREA TONIGHT.
IT WILL MOVE TO THE WEST ON THURSDAY. THE TROUGH WILL CAUSE MOIST
SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS TO BRING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN TONIGHT
AND WEDNESDAY...WITH PERIODS OF SNOW FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE
WEEK.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WINDS LESS THAN 20 MPH NOT INCLUDED...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 18 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 18 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTH 20 MPH INCREASING TO 30 MPH
AFTER NOON.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...STRONG WINDS TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 18 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 30 TO
45 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 18 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH 25 TO 40 MPH.

.OUTLOOK THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
THURSDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.
FRIDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH.

$$
DJH JUN 15



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