Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...SHOWERS
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...RAIN SHOWERS. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE MORNING...
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   61     47     58     39     57
INDIAN GARDEN   53     37     49     37     49
NEAR RIM        53     34     42     39     45

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. A 10 PERCENT
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS...BECOMING EAST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST
AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...COLDER. RAIN SHOWERS. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    51     34     39     38     41
NORTH RIM    49     34     38     36     41

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST THU JAN 29 2015

.SYNOPSIS...WIDESPREAD RAINFALL WILL DEVELOP BY LATE THURSDAY AND
WILL LAST THROUGH SATURDAY. SNOW LEVELS WILL BE RELATIVELY HIGH WITH
THIS STORM...WITH MOST SNOWFALL OCCURRING ABOVE 8000 FEET. EXPECT
IMPROVING CONDITIONS SUNDAY AND INTO NEXT WEEK.


.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 7 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.

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

                       THU    THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   24 F   23 F   26 F   17 F   17 F
       WIND MPH        S 15   SE 15  S 25   S 15   NE  7
       MIN WIND CHILL  7  F   9  F   2  F   -1 F   3  F

10000 FT               36 F   25 F   30 F   30 F   33 F

7500 FT                52 F   34 F   39 F   37 F   42 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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