Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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AKZ225-262015-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
513 PM AKDT MON MAY 25 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 WEAK SOUTH-SOUTHEAST FLOW WILL PREVAIL THROUGH
WEDNESDAY. WEAK LOW PRESSURE WILL REMAIN EAST OF THE MOUNTAIN
WHILE STRONGER LOW PRESSURE WILL STAY FAR WEST OF THE MOUNTAIN
THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...5 BELOW.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 30 MPH

.TUESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...5 ABOVE

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...15 BELOW
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 35 MPH

.TUESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 BELOW
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 20 MPH

.OUTLOOK WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
WEAK SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL OVER THE MOUNTAIN BUT WILL THEN
BEGIN TO INCREASE THURSDAY NEAR THE SUMMIT. STRONG HIGH PRESSURE
WILL DEVELOP SOUTH OF THE MOUNTAIN EARLY WEDNESDAY WHILE STRONG
LOW PRESSURE STAYS FAR WEST OF THE MOUNTAIN.

$$
ET MAY 15


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