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 WED JAN 28 2015

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

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING
EAST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY... COOLER...SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   62     40     63     48     57
INDIAN GARDEN   53     33     55     39     48
NEAR RIM        54     32     55     36     42

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

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING
EAST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT... SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY...MUCH COLDER. SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    52     28     53     36     39
NORTH RIM    50     30     51     36     38

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED JAN 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
FAIR WEATHER WILL RETURN WEDNESDAY...BEFORE ANOTHER CHANCE OF
SHOWERS ARRIVES LATE THURSDAY THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING. IMPROVING
CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED BY MID-DAY SUNDAY.


.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. PATCHY FOG THIS MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 90 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 5 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.

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

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   29 F   26 F   24 F   19 F   24 F
       WIND MPH        W 28   SW 16  S  8   SE 24  SW 17
       MIN WIND CHILL  9  F   13 F   8  F   4  F   8  F

10000 FT               37 F   28 F   38 F   26 F   30 F

7500 FT                54 F   28 F   54 F   36 F   39 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY...SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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