Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 250153
RECAFG
AKZ225-252100-

DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
553 PM AKDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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...SUSTAINED STRONG WEST FLOW OVER THE MOUNTAIN WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING...THEN FLOW WILL SHIFT TO THE
NORTHWEST AND CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS STRONG WEST TO
NORTHWEST FLOW WILL KEEP PERIODS OF HIGH WINDS AND SNOW OVER THE
MOUNTAIN THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

...STRONG WINDS TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHWEST 25 TO 45 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST 40 TO 60
MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST 50 TO 75
MPH.

.OUTLOOK THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
PERIODS OF SNOW THURSDAY THEN SOME CLEARING. INCREASING CLOUDS
FRIDAY NIGHT. SUMMIT WINDS DIMINISHING THURSDAY TO NORTHWEST 45
TO 65 MPH. WINDS NORTH AT 30 TO 45 MPH FRIDAY.

$$
LTH MAY 16



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