Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
315 AM MDT WED AUG 20 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
SEVERAL ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY
ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING. THE FIRST ROUND WILL OCCUR THIS MORNING AS
ISOLATED SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE. ANOTHER DISTURBANCE WILL BRING THE
NEXT ROUND OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. THESE STORMS COULD PRODUCE BRIEF HEAVY RAIN...GUSTY
WINDS...SMALL HAIL...AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING AT TIMES. ISOLATED TO
SCATTERED SHOWERS CAN THEN BE EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING. ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL THEN CONTINUE
CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THURSDAY AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. A LARGE UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE IS ALSO EXPECT TO BRING
ACTIVE WEATHER FOR FRIDAY...THROUGH THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. COOLER
TEMPERATURES WILL BE FOUND TODAY...THROUGH THE WEEKEND...AS THESE
DISTURBANCES PUSH THROUGH.

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LIGHTNING THREAT FORECAST:
TODAY:    HIGH
TONIGHT:  HIGH
TOMORROW: HIGH
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TODAY`S SKY FORECAST (HEIGHT ABOVE JACKSON AIRPORT)
NOTE: GRAND TETON SUMMIT IS 7300 FT ABOVE THE AIRPORT.
FEW=MOSTLY CLEAR/SCT=PARTLY CLOUDY/BKN=MOSTLY CLOUDY/OVC=OVERCAST
1200 AM TO 0300 AM: SCT AT 3000 FT. OVC AT 5000 FT.
0300 AM TO 0400 PM: SCT AT 5000 FT. BKN AT 9000 FT.
0400 PM TO 0900 PM: FEW AT 4000 FT. BKN AT 7000 FT.
0900 PM TO 1200 AM: SCT AT 7000 FT. BKN AT 11000 FT.
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FORECASTS FOR SELECT LOCATIONS:
                       WED|   WED|   THU|   THU|   FRI|
                          | NIGHT|      | NIGHT|      |
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MOOSE                   71|    45|    69|    42|    68| TEMP(F)
6460 FT              SW  9|  W 10| SW 12|  S  9|  S  8| WIND(MPH)
                       40%|   50%|   50%|   40%|   40%| PRECIP(%)
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JENNY LAKE              69|    46|    66|    43|    65| TEMP(F)
6800 FT              SW  9| SW 12| SW 13|  S 10|  S 11| WIND(MPH)
                       40%|   50%|   50%|   40%|   40%| PRECIP(%)
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COLTER BAY              70|    49|    65|    47|    65| TEMP(F)
6800 FT               S  6| SE  7|  S 10|  S  7|  S  8| WIND(MPH)
                       40%|   50%|   50%|   40%|   40%| PRECIP(%)
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BERRY CREEK PC          60|    45|    59|    44|    58| TEMP(F)
7600 FT               W 13| SW 14| SW 14| SW 13| SW 10| WIND(MPH)
                       50%|   60%|   60%|   50%|   50%| PRECIP(%)
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DEATH CANYON PC         59|    44|    57|    43|    57| TEMP(F)
7800 FT               W 13| SW 15| SW 15| SW 14| SW 13| WIND(MPH)
                       50%|   70%|   70%|   60%|   50%| PRECIP(%)
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LOWER SADDLE            43|    39|    41|    36|    40| TEMP(F)
11600 FT              W 13| SW 18| SW 18| SW 17| SW 16| WIND(MPH)
                       60%|   70%|   80%|   70%|   60%| PRECIP(%)
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GRAND TETON SUMMIT      35|    31|    33|    28|    32| TEMP(F)
13770 FT              W 13| SW 18| SW 19| SW 17| SW 17| WIND(MPH)
                       70%|   70%|   80%|   70%|   70%| PRECIP(%)
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THIS PRODUCT IS ISSUED AROUND 3 AM DAILY. FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE
INFORMATION CALL 1-800-211-1448 OR VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

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