Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Wed May 24 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY...

.Tonight...Partly cloudy. Southwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up
to 35 mph in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly clear. Southwest winds 15 to
25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the evening becoming light.
.FRIDAY... Sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.SATURDAY... Sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   69     94     65     89     62     90
Indian Garden   57     82     52     78     49     78
Near Rim        57     80     51     75     49     75

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Grand Canyon Rim-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY...

.Tonight...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.THURSDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph
increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the
afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly clear. Southwest winds 20 to
30 mph decreasing to around 15 mph after midnight.
.FRIDAY... Breezy, sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    41     77     37     72     34     72
North Rim    51     75     46     70     43     70

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Wed May 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Expect dry, breezy, and warm conditions today. Low
pressure over the western United States will bring windy and
cooler conditions to northern Arizona from Thursday through
Friday. Lighter winds are forecast for the weekend as high
pressure builds in from the west.


.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Windy.
.Thursday...Sunny, windy.
.Thursday Night... Clear, windy.
.Friday...Sunny, breezy.

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

                     Wed night  Thu  Thu night  Fri


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   37 F   37 F   36 F   37 F
       Wind mph        SW 31  W 32   W 25   SW 27
       Min wind chill  24 F   20 F   23 F   18 F

10000 FT               43 F   57 F   36 F   52 F

7500 FT                50 F   72 F   43 F   67 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... Clear.
.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night...Mostly clear.
.Sunday and Sunday Night...Mostly clear.
.Memorial Day...Sunny.
.Monday Night and Tuesday...Partly cloudy. A chance of.
.Tuesday Night and Wednesday...Partly cloudy. A chance of
thunderstorms.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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