Recreational Report
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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED AUG 20 2014

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

.TODAY...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...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   97     73     95     74     95
INDIAN GARDEN   84     67     82     67     84
NEAR RIM        75     54     75     54     77

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

.TODAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. 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
30 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    75     48     75     48     77
NORTH RIM    70     53     70     52     72

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST
UNITED STATES OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS ENHANCING THE MOIST SOUTHERLY
FLOW OVER ARIZONA AND BRING CONTINUED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH FRIDAY. SOME OF THESE STORMS WILL PRODUCE VERY HEAVY RAIN
AND CONTINUE THE POSSIBILITY FOR LOCALIZED FLASH FLOODING.


.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40
PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.

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

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   37 F   35 F   34 F   32 F   35 F
       WIND MPH        W 11   S  8   SW  9  SW  9  SW  8
       MIN WIND CHILL  25 F   27 F   25 F   23 F   25 F

10000 FT               53 F   43 F   52 F   42 F   54 F

7500 FT                71 F   51 F   71 F   50 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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