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 FRI OCT 31 2014

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

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING
SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...WINDY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
35 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   85     60     78     52     67
INDIAN GARDEN   78     58     68     49     59
NEAR RIM        70     51     59     41     48

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

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH
15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...WINDY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO
50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MUCH COOLER. SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    69     45     59     36     46
NORTH RIM    64     47     54     35     43

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST FRI OCT 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A DEPARTING HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE WILL BRING ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES TO ARIZONA ON HALLOWEEN. BY THIS WEEKEND...WINDY AND
COLDER WEATHER WILL DEVELOP AS A PACIFIC COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH
ARIZONA. THIS SYSTEM WILL BRING A FEW RAIN SHOWERS ON SATURDAY AND
HIGHER CHANCES FOR RAIN...AND SNOW BELOW 7000 FEET ON SUNDAY. DRY
WEATHER RETURNS ON TUESDAY WITH A SLOW WARMING TREND.


.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VERY WINDY. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. SNOW
LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES.

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

                       FRI    FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   36 F   34 F   33 F   24 F   20 F
       WIND MPH        S 32   SW 51  SW 67  SW 63  SW 40
       MIN WIND CHILL  21 F   15 F   11 F   1  F   -5 F

10000 FT               51 F   40 F   40 F   32 F   32 F

7500 FT                67 F   47 F   58 F   38 F   44 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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