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 Sep 20 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming southwest around
15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Clear. Southwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to
30 mph in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph
with gusts to around 40 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming
mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   92     61     88     57     80
Indian Garden   79     54     77     49     68
Near Rim        77     52     74     48     67

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph.
.TONIGHT...Clear. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.THURSDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Partly cloudy.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming
mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    75     43     73     40     65
North Rim    72     47     69     41     61

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Wed Sep 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Dry and breezy weather with seasonable temperatures
will continue through Wednesday. Windy and cooler conditions are
expected from Thursday through the weekend, with a slight chance
of showers at times.


.Wednesday...Sunny, breezy.
.Wednesday Night... Clear, breezy.
.Thursday...Sunny, windy.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Windy.
.Friday...Mostly sunny with a 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms. Breezy.

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

                       Wed  Wed night  Thu  Thu night  Fri


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   42 F   40 F   39 F   30 F   31 F
       Wind mph        SW 29  SW 41  SW 57  SW 66  SW 44
       Min wind chill  30 F   26 F   19 F   9  F   11 F

10000 FT               60 F   46 F   57 F   41 F   51 F

7500 FT                72 F   46 F   69 F   45 F   62 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 and Saturday...Mostly clear.
.Saturday Night and Sunday...Mostly clear.
.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly clear.
.Monday Night and Tuesday...Mostly clear.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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