Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 110134
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AKZ225-112045-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
534 PM AKDT THU JUL 10 2014

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE MOUNTAIN...ALONG
WITH A MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW FROM THE GULF OF ALASKA...WILL BRING
PERIODS OF SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN FROM TONIGHT INTO THE WEEKEND. THE
SNOW MAY BE HEAVY TONIGHT INTO EARLY FRIDAY. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL
BE STRONG ON THE MOUNTAIN TONIGHT...AND WILL DECREASE LATER
FRIDAY.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 40 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 35 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AROUND
20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 1 TO 2 FEET.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...NEAR 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 50 MPH.

.FRIDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...NEAR ZERO.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 40 MPH
DECREASING TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.OUTLOOK SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...
SATURDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTH 25 MPH.
SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF SNOW. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTH 20 MPH.
MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS VARIABLE 20 MPH OR LESS.

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NTS JUL 14


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