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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy.
Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of through the day.
Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and snow showers.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers and snow showers.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   63     41     60     42     52
Indian Garden   56     32     51     33     43
Near Rim        54     34     49     35     40

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Clear in the evening then becoming partly cloudy.
Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of through the day.
Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow
showers.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow
showers.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    54     22     48     23     38
North Rim    54     31     50     26     39

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Fri Dec 15 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A series of weather disturbances will brush northern
Arizona over the coming days. A cold front will continue to bring
breezy and colder weather through this evening. For Friday,
temperatures will warm some before yet another weather system
ushers in windy and colder weather later on Saturday through
Monday.


.Friday...Sunny.
.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Partly sunny. A chance of through the day.
.Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
Chance of snow 30 percent.
.Sunday...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of snow showers.

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

                       Fri  Fri night  Sat  Sat night  Sun


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   31 F   30 F   30 F    8 F   11 F
       Wind mph        N 19   W 11   SW 30  SW 32  SE 11
       Min wind chill  12 F   18 F   0  F   -15F   -10F

10000 FT               46 F   29 F   41 F   23 F   32 F

7500 FT                51 F   22 F   47 F   20 F   38 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...

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

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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