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 TUE SEP 27 2016

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

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   85     68     84     68     84
INDIAN GARDEN   76     64     75     63     76
NEAR RIM        73     53     72     51     73

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

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS 60 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    70     43     69     43     69
NORTH RIM    68     44     66     43     67

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST TUE SEP 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM CURRENTLY OVER MEXICO WILL
GRADUALLY MOVE NORTHWARD ACROSS ARIZONA OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS.
LOOK FOR AN INCREASING CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS
NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY AND TONIGHT LASTING INTO FRIDAY. DRIER AIR
IS FORECAST TO MOVE IN OVER THE WEEKEND. NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES
WILL CONTINUE.


.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 11500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40
PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 12000 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 11500 FEET.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LEVEL 12000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
LEVEL 12500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

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

                       TUE  TUE NIGHT  WED  WED NIGHT  THU


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   32 F   29 F   31 F   31 F   33 F
       WIND MPH        SE 16  SE 18  SE 19  S 31   SW 27
       MIN WIND CHILL  15 F   17 F   15 F   15 F   16 F

10000 FT               53 F   38 F   54 F   38 F   54 F

7500 FT                65 F   43 F   66 F   43 F   66 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 12500 FEET.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW
LEVEL 12500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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