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 FRI MAY 22 2015

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   55     76     58     82     56     86
INDIAN GARDEN   46     64     49     71     47     75
NEAR RIM        38     59     41     67     40     70

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    33     56     36     63     34     68
NORTH RIM    38     55     41     64     41     68

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST FRI MAY 22 2015

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE CENTER OVER NORTHWESTERN ARIZONA WILL
SLOWLY MOVE NORTHEAST INTO UTAH TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THIS WILL
CONTINUE TO BRING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE NORTHWESTERN
THIRD OF THE STATE. ADDITIONAL DISTURBANCES WILL MOVE IN BEHIND THE
LOW WITH CHANCES FOR SHOWERS EXTENDING THROUGH THE MEMORIAL DAY
WEEKEND. SHOWERS WILL DIMINISH IN COVERAGE FROM WEST TO EAST ON
MONDAY WITH WARMER AND DRIER WEATHER TRENDING FROM TUESDAY ONWARD.


.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40
PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL 9500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50
PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL
10000 FEET. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.

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

                       FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   17 F   25 F   26 F   27 F
       WIND MPH        SW 23  W 25   W 24   W 14
       MIN WIND CHILL  -1 F   3  F   9  F   12 F

10000 FT               22 F   34 F   26 F   41 F

7500 FT                33 F   55 F   37 F   61 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 MEMORIAL DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 10500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW
LEVEL 11500 FEET.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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