Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 021442
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AKZ225-030945-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
642 AM AKDT THU JUL 2 2015

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...SNOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY. A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL
BUILD IN FROM THE WEST TONIGHT. A DISTURBANCE ALOFT WILL BRING
MORE SNOW ON FRIDAY.

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

.THURSDAY...SNOW...DIMINISHING AFTER NOON. ACCUMULATION AROUND
6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...INTERMITTENT LIGHT SNOW. LITTLE ACCUMULATION.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO

.FRIDAY...SNOW. ACCUMULATION UP TO 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.THURSDAY...SNOW...DIMINISHING AFTER NOON. ACCUMULATION AROUND
6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 20 MPH
BECOMING VARIABLE 10 MPH AFTER NOON.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH 10 MPH IN
THE EVENING INCREASING TO 30 MPH OVERNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...SNOW. ACCUMULATION UP TO 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

.OUTLOOK SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...
SATURDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS SW 30 TO 45 MPH.
SUNDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS W 20 MPH.
MONDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS SW 15 BECOMING S 30 MPH.

$$
DJH JUL 15


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