Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 270040
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AKZ225-280200-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
440 PM AKDT TUE MAY 26 2015

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...A MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
MOUNTAIN TONIGHT. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH THE
MOUNTAIN FROM THE SOUTHWEST THURSDAY AND MOVE NORTHEASTWARD
ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN THURSDAY EVENING.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15
ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 30 MPH
DIMINISHING TO 15 MPH BY MORNING.

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH 15 MPH.

.OUTLOOK THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
THURSDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTH 30 MPH BECOMING
WEST 50 MPH THURSDAY NIGHT.
FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS WEST 35 MPH BECOMING
NORTHWEST 15 MPH FRIDAY NIGHT.
SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS NORTHWEST 20 MPH.


$$
RF MAY 15



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