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 APR 17 2014

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

PHANTOM RANCH   92     60     87     59     82
INDIAN GARDEN   83     60     78     59     74
NEAR RIM        71     40     66     38     61

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

SOUTH RIM    71     33     66     32     61
NORTH RIM    60     34     55     32     50

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST THU APR 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
EXPECT WARM AND DRY WEATHER TODAY UNDER HIGH PRESSURE. THEN...A
PASSING WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING MOSTLY CLOUD SKIES...A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A DROP IN TEMPERATURES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY. FAIR WEATHER
AND A WARMING TREND ARE IN THE FORECAST FOR THE EARLY PART OF NEXT
WEEK WITH WINDY CONDITIONS RETURNING BY WEDNESDAY.


.THURSDAY...SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING... THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 10500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40
PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.

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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)   33 F   30 F   28 F   21 F   25 F
       WIND MPH        W 10   S 23   S 36   SW 25  SW 23
       MIN WIND CHILL  14 F   14 F   2  F   4  F   5  F

10000 FT               47 F   30 F   39 F   26 F   37 F

7500 FT                70 F   35 F   63 F   33 F   61 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 RAIN
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SNOW LEVEL 10500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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