Recreational Report
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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

.TODAY...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 4300 FEET. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING
BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 4800 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   43     24     44     36     44
INDIAN GARDEN   35     20     38     33     37
NEAR RIM        34     20     36     32     36

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST TODAY...

.TODAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
1 INCH. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 30 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...
CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
1 TO 2 INCHES. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    32     19     36     31     36
NORTH RIM    28     19     32     28     32

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST SAT JAN 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...TWO ADDITIONAL WINTER STORMS WILL AFFECT THE REGION,
THE FIRST TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AND THE SECOND LATE SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY. THESE WILL BE COLD SYSTEMS, WITH HEAVY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY. HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE ANTICIPATED. EXPECT PRECIPITATION TO WIND
DOWN TUESDAY WITH VERY COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THURSDAY.


.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN
SNOW LIKELY LATE THIS MORNING. A CHANCE OF SNOW THIS AFTERNOON.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 90 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 90 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. VERY
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7 INCHES.   MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP
WIND CHILL AROUND -23.

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

                       SAT  SAT NIGHT  SUN  SUN NIGHT  MON


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    6 F    8 F   26 F   13 F   11 F
       WIND MPH        W 41   W 46   W 53   W 67   SW 69
       MIN WIND CHILL  -25F   -20F   -3 F   -17F   -23F

10000 FT               19 F   15 F   29 F   23 F   25 F

7500 FT                31 F   18 F   35 F   29 F   33 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...

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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