Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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AKZ225-242100-

DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
559 PM AKDT MON MAY 23 2016

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...THE NEXT STORM WILL IMPACT THE MOUNTAIN EARLY
TUESDAY. THIS STORM WILL MOVE EAST OF THE MOUNTAIN EARLY
WEDNESDAY. AFTER ITS DEPARTURE...PERIODS OF HIGH WINDS AND SNOW
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY DUE TO SUSTAINED STRONG WEST FLOW OVER
THE MOUNTAIN.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...STRONG WINDS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON...

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 20 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 35 TO 55 MPH.

.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 20 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...WEST 35 TO 60 MPH...
INCREASING LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

.OUTLOOK WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
PERIODS OF SNOW...HEAVY AT TIMES. SUMMIT WINDS WEST 40 TO 60 MPH.

$$
BJB MAY 16


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