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 SUN FEB 26 2017

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE MORNING...CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN
THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   57     45     56     43     49
INDIAN GARDEN   46     35     44     32     39
NEAR RIM        44     35     43     31     37

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GRAND CANYON RIM-

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF
SNOW 40 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    42     25     40     27     37
NORTH RIM    39     28     37     26     33

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 AM MST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THIS
EVENING. AN UNSETTLED PATTERN WILL ARRIVE ON SUNDAY AND LAST INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK, WITH BREEZY AND COOL CONDITIONS ALONG WITH A
GOOD CHANCE FOR RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. DRY WEATHER AND A WARMING
TREND IS THEN FORECAST WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE END OF NEXT WEEK.

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.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY EARLY THIS MORNING,
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60
PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. BREEZY.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING,
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 8 INCHES.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -23.

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

                       SUN  SUN NIGHT  MON  MON NIGHT  TUE


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   10 F   16 F   20 F   10 F   10 F
       WIND MPH        W 19   W 36   W 58   SW 45  W 36
       MIN WIND CHILL  -15F   -1 F   -15F   -11F   -23F

10000 FT               22 F   18 F   22 F   19 F   21 F

7500 FT                40 F   27 F   37 F   29 F   36 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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT... CLEAR.
.THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT... CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY... CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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