Recreational Report
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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning...mostly cloudy with a
10 percent chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow
showers and showers.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   30     47     34     51     37     43
Indian Garden   14     37     22     39     30     36
Near Rim        12     35     19     36     30     32

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. Light winds becoming southwest around 15 mph in the
afternoon.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing.
Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning...mostly cloudy with a
10 percent chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow
showers.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    -1     34     12     34     22     30
North Rim     9     29     15     30     26     30

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
332 PM MST Tue Feb 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Dry and cold conditions will persist Wednesday,
before another storm bring increasing southwest winds and a chance
for rain and snow late Thursday through Friday. Dry weather and
lighter winds return for the weekend.


.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill around
-18.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill around -25.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny. A 10 percent chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Breezy.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill around -24.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                     Tue night  Wed  Wed night  Thu


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    5 F    7 F   -1 F    6 F
       Wind mph        SW 19  SW 22  SW 23  SW 36
       Min wind chill  -15F   -18F   -25F   -24F

10000 FT                7 F   20 F   12 F   21 F

7500 FT                 3 F   30 F   13 F   31 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...

.Thursday Night...Mostly cloudy. Windy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday...Partly sunny. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers through
the night.
.Saturday and Saturday Night...Mostly clear.
.Sunday...Sunny.
.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly clear.
.Monday Night...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday...Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers through the
day.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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