Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 291307
RECAFG
AKZ225-300815-

DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
507 AM AKDT SUN MAY 29 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...A RIDGE ALOFT IS BUILDING TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE
MOUNTAIN. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE HAS DEVELOPED SOUTH OF THE
ALASKA RANGE AND WILL PERSIST TODAY THEN WEAKEN AS THE LOW CENTER
ASSOCIATED WITH IT MOVES WEST AND IS ABSORBED INTO AS LOW NEAR THE
WESTERN ALEUTIANS. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL DEVELOP NORTH OF THE
ALASKA RANGE TUESDAY.

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

...STRONG WINDS THROUGH SUNDAY...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...20 TO 25 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHEAST AT 25 TO 45 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 ABOVE. WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND
FEET...NORTHEAST AT 20 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...5 TO 10 ABOVE

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.SUNDAY...SUNNY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 50 TO 70 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SUNNY.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 TO 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 40 TO 55 MPH.

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...EAST 30 TO 50 MPH.

.OUTLOOK TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
CHANCE OF SNOW TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...NOT EXPECTING ANY
SIGNIFICANT AMOUNTS. EAST WINDS DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN 30 MPH
TUESDAY.

$$
LTH MAY 16



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