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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow showers. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy in the morning...mostly cloudy
with a 10 percent chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance
of snow and rain showers. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts
to around 40 mph.
.FRIDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. A 20 percent chance of snow showers
in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   39     53     40     44     29     47
Indian Garden   26     41     30     34     21     39
Near Rim        24     38     30     31     18     36

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of snow showers
in the evening...partly cloudy after midnight. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy in the morning...mostly cloudy
with a 10 percent chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely.
Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph. Chance of snow 60 percent.
.FRIDAY...Colder. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow
showers.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear with a 20 percent chance of snow
showers.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    14     36     20     30      5     34
North Rim    17     32     23     27     11     32

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Wed Feb 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Expect a few snow showers across the high country
tonight. A dry and windy day will develop Thursday, as another
cold front approaches. This system will bring light accumulating
snowfall to northwest Arizona Thursday night and across our area
Friday. Dry and warmer weather is on tap from Saturday through
Monday. Another winter system may arrive as early as Tuesday.


.Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of
snow showers early this evening, then partly cloudy in the late
evening and overnight.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill around -27.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny. A 10 percent chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Windy. Minimum ridge-top wind chill around -26.
.Thursday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in
the evening, then mostly cloudy with snow showers likely after
midnight. Windy. Snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches. Chance of
snow 60 percent.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill around -32.
.Friday...Mostly cloudy with a 70 percent chance of snow
showers. Windy. Snow accumulation of 2 to 4 inches.   Minimum
ridge-top wind chill around -38.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                     Wed night  Thu  Thu night  Fri


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   -2 F    7 F    3 F   -2 F
       Wind mph        SW 26  W 42   SW 67  SW 42
       Min wind chill  -27F   -26F   -32F   -38F

10000 FT               14 F   23 F   18 F   19 F

7500 FT                14 F   33 F   18 F   28 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
ridge-top winds downwind of the ridgeline and weaker on the upwind
side. Forecast elevations listed above are approximate.

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.Extended forecast...

.Friday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers through
the night.
.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Sunday and Sunday Night...Mostly clear.
.Monday...Sunny.
.Monday Night and Tuesday...Partly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of. A
chance of snow showers.
.Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.

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