Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED FEB 22 2017

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   36     54     37     54     34     60
INDIAN GARDEN   28     40     20     43     22     50
NEAR RIM        27     38     17     40     20     47

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GRAND CANYON RIM-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS
UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    23     36     11     39     12     45
NORTH RIM    22     32     13     36     17     42

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 PM MST WED FEB 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT BREEZY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON FOLLOWED BY MUCH
COLDER TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AS A PASSING COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
THE AREA. A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE FROM FLAGSTAFF
NORTH. AN UNSETTLED PATTERN WILL DEVELOP LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND
EARLY NEXT WEEK, WITH BETTER CHANCES FOR RAIN AND SNOW.

&&

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY THIS EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THIS EVENING. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WINDY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY. MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND
-19.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL
AROUND -22.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -22.

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

                     WED NIGHT  THU  THU NIGHT  FRI


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   18 F   17 F    7 F    8 F
       WIND MPH        SW 74  W 49   W 48   W 50
       MIN WIND CHILL  -10F   -19F   -22F   -22F

10000 FT               16 F   24 F    6 F   25 F

7500 FT                25 F   37 F   15 F   40 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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