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 WED FEB 22 2017

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MUCH COOLER. MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   68     44     53     39     53
INDIAN GARDEN   58     28     41     23     42
NEAR RIM        56     26     40     19     40

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GRAND CANYON RIM-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN
THE EVENING. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. MOSTLY SUNNY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    54     23     39     10     39
NORTH RIM    50     21     33     15     34

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL END OVER FAR NORTHEAST ARIZONA
BY MIDNIGHT. EXPECT BREEZY WINDS WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON FOLLOWED BY
MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AS A PASSING COLD FRONT MOVES
THROUGH THE AREA. THERE WILL BE A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS OVER
FAR NORTHERN ARIZONA WEDNESDAY EVENING INTO THURSDAY. AN UNSETTLED
PATTERN WILL DEVELOP LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND EARLY NEXT WEEK,
WITH BETTER CHANCES FOR RAIN AND SNOW.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WINDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WINDY. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -20.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. BREEZY. MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND
CHILL AROUND -23.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -18.

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

                       WED  WED NIGHT  THU  THU NIGHT  FRI


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   25 F   17 F   15 F    5 F   11 F
       WIND MPH        W 63   SW 68  W 49   W 45   W 48
       MIN WIND CHILL  -1 F   -10F   -20F   -23F   -18F

10000 FT               40 F   17 F   23 F    7 F   27 F

7500 FT                52 F   25 F   40 F   16 F   39 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
RIDGE-TOP 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 CLEAR.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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