Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST FRI SEP 19 2014

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-
INCLUDING...PHANTOM RANCH...INDIAN GARDEN

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   97     72     96     70     94
INDIAN GARDEN   88     66     91     66     87
NEAR RIM        79     53     80     56     78

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GRAND CANYON RIM-
INCLUDING...SOUTH RIM...NORTH RIM

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    78     48     76     49     75
NORTH RIM    75     50     74     51     71

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST FRI SEP 19 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
ENOUGH MOISTURE WILL REMAIN OVER NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY FOR
ANOTHER DAY OF ISOLATED SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY...FAVORING THE MOUNTAINOUS TERRAIN. AN AREA OF LOW
PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND INTO
NEVADA OVER THE WEEKEND. THIS WILL INCREASE CHANCES FOR SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER NORTHERN ARIZONA. HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS INTO
THE REGION EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH DRIER AND WARMER WEATHER FORECAST.


.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURE FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.
RIDGE-TOP WINDS AND WINDCHILL INCLUDED FOR 12000 FT.

                       FRI    FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   41 F   38 F   39 F   37 F   37 F
       WIND MPH        NW  6  SE 13  SE  9  S 17   SW 12
       MIN WIND CHILL  32 F   30 F   29 F   26 F   25 F

10000 FT               60 F   44 F   62 F   44 F   60 F

7500 FT                74 F   50 F   74 F   49 F   73 F

++RIDGE-TOP WINDS ARE THE AVERAGE CONDITIONS OVER 12 HOURS IN THE
FREE AIR AT 12000 FT. WIND SPEEDS AT THE LOWER ELEVATIONS WILL BE
VERY DEPENDENT ON WIND DIRECTION. THEY MAY BE STRONGER THAN THE
RIDGETOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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