Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO NOON MST
SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
WINDS.
.THURSDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...RAIN AND SNOW
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...A
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 4900 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   38     48     34     44     33     44
INDIAN GARDEN   33     37     28     35     27     35
NEAR RIM        31     36     27     34     25     33

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM THURSDAY TO NOON MST
SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW IN THE EVENING...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW
70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... SNOW.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW
60 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    30     35     26     34     25     33
NORTH RIM    27     31     22     28     21     30

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...LOOK FOR A A WARMER AND SUNNIER DAY TODAY.  A SERIES OF
WINTER STORMS WILL AFFECT THE REGION FROM THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
AFTER A BRIEF BREAK ON SUNDAY, ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED
EARLY NEXT WEEK. THESE WILL BE COLD SYSTEMS, WITH SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY. HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE ANTICIPATED FOR SEVERAL DAYS, BEGINNING
THURSDAY.


.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 90 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. OF 3 TO 5 INCHES. CHANCE
OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF
SNOW 70 PERCENT.   MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -21.

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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)   23 F   20 F    6 F   13 F
       WIND MPH        W 23   W 37   SW 40  W 43
       MIN WIND CHILL  4  F   -12F   -20F   -21F

10000 FT               22 F   26 F   16 F   21 F

7500 FT                28 F   34 F   25 F   32 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT... CLOUDY...WINDY...SNOW.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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