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 JUL 28 2016

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

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH  112     80    110     82    105
INDIAN GARDEN  103     70    101     73     96
NEAR RIM        96     62     94     64     90

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS 40 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    94     57     91     60     87
NORTH RIM    89     56     86     58     82

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 AM MST THU JUL 28 2016

.SYNOPSIS... THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE IS BUILDING WESTWARD AND
DRIER AIR WILL BLOCK MONSOON MOISTURE MOVING UP INTO
NORTHERN ARIZONA. EXPECT DRIER CONDITIONS OVER NORTHERN
ARIZONA THROUGH FRIDAY. ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL
DEVELOP ACROSS THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF CENTRAL ARIZONA EACH DAY.
DRIER AND WARMER AIR UNDER THE RIDGE WILL LEAD TO HOT TEMPERATURES
IN THE GRAND CANYON AND PAGE REGIONS THROUGH AT LEAST THURSDAY.
ANOTHER MONSOON MOISTURE SURGE IS FORECAST TO START THIS WEEKEND
WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH STORM
ACTIVITY LASTING INTO NEXT WEEK.


.THURSDAY...SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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

                       THU  THU NIGHT  FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   53 F   50 F   50 F   47 F   47 F
       WIND MPH        N  3   N  9   NW  8  NW  8  W 13
       MIN WIND CHILL  48 F   46 F   41 F   42 F   37 F

10000 FT               78 F   53 F   75 F   55 F   70 F

7500 FT                90 F   57 F   88 F   58 F   83 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...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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