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 THU AUG 21 2014

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-
INCLUDING...PHANTOM RANCH...INDIAN GARDEN

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   88     72     95     70     98
INDIAN GARDEN   81     67     83     65     86
NEAR RIM        74     54     75     52     76

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GRAND CANYON RIM-
INCLUDING...SOUTH RIM...NORTH RIM

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    73     46     75     46     77
NORTH RIM    70     51     70     51     72

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST THU AUG 21 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS ARIZONA ON
THURSDAY ENHANCING SHOWER AND STORM ACTIVITY THROUGH THURSDAY
EVENING. DRIER AIR BEHIND THIS LOW WILL FILTER INTO ARIZONA ON
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY WITH A GRADUAL DOWN TURN IN STORM ACTIVITY
FORECAST INTO THE WEEKEND.


.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 12500 FEET.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
SNOW LEVEL 12500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

                       THU    THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   35 F   31 F   33 F   36 F   40 F
       WIND MPH        SW  8  S 19   W 10   W  8   W 14
       MIN WIND CHILL  25 F   20 F   21 F   27 F   28 F

10000 FT               55 F   41 F   52 F   42 F   55 F

7500 FT                69 F   50 F   71 F   50 F   74 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
RIDGETOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE DAY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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