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 MAY 4 2016

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   59     87     56     76     51     68
INDIAN GARDEN   50     77     47     65     43     58
NEAR RIM        45     75     41     63     38     55

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
INCREASING TO SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MUCH COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    40     71     35     59     32     51
NORTH RIM    40     67     36     55     32     47

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY CONDITIONS AND WARMER
TEMPERATURES THROUGH THURSDAY. A LARGE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING
GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS THURSDAY AND FRIDAY...WITH COOL AND
UNSETTLED CONDITIONS FROM FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.


.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...WINDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.

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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)   32 F   33 F   26 F   23 F
       WIND MPH        S 30   S 50   S 64   S 37
       MIN WIND CHILL  16 F   12 F   4  F   0  F

10000 FT               32 F   52 F   27 F   40 F

7500 FT                39 F   68 F   37 F   55 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...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
8500 FEET.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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