Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 221442
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AKZ225-230945-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
642 AM AKDT FRI MAY 22 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...MOIST SOUTH FLOW WILL INCREASE SATURDAY.
A WEATHER FRONT WILL APPROACH THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE SOUTH ON
SATURDAY AND MOVE NORTH OF THE MOUNTAIN SUNDAY. STRONG WINDS AND
SNOW WILL ACCOMPANY THIS WEATHER FRONT SATURDAY AND SATURDAY
NIGHT. WINDS WILL DECREASE MONDAY.

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

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...20 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTH 30 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTH 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...SNOW DEVELOPING. ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...15 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTH 50 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST TO 40 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH 40 MPH.

.SATURDAY...SNOW DEVELOPING. ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST INCREASING
TO 60 MPH.

.OUTLOOK SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTHEAST 60 MPH DECREASING MONDAY.

$$
MAY 15



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