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 Sun Mar 26 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers in the morning...mostly cloudy with a chance of rain
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the
afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening...a chance of showers
after midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the
morning...partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the
afternoon. Chance of showers 30 percent.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   73     52     74     51     65
Indian Garden   63     44     62     42     53
Near Rim        60     42     60     41     50

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers in the morning...mostly cloudy with a chance of rain
showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the
afternoon. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the evening...a chance of showers and
snow showers after midnight. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in
the morning...partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and
snow showers in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
30 percent.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    58     30     58     29     48
North Rim    55     35     56     34     46

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Sun Mar 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A few light showers will continue this evening across
far northeastern Arizona. Fair weather will return Sunday, then
another low pressure system will arrive Monday into Tuesday. A
third low should cross the state late in the week and into next
weekend.


.Sunday...Sunny.
.Sunday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Monday...Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers in the
afternoon. Windy. Snow level 9000 feet.
.Monday Night...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers. Snow level 8000 feet.
.Tuesday...Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers in the
morning, then a chance of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                       Sun  Sun night  Mon  Mon night  Tue


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   26 F   28 F   26 F   11 F   15 F
       Wind mph        NW 18  W 15   W 35   W 17   N 28
       Min wind chill  7  F   14 F   0  F   -4 F   -11F

10000 FT               36 F   27 F   32 F   23 F   25 F

7500 FT                56 F   32 F   54 F   31 F   46 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...

.Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Wednesday...Sunny, breezy.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Windy. A chance of showers. Snow
level 9000 feet.
.Friday...Partly sunny. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
.Saturday...Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers.

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