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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Sun Mar 26 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers in the morning...mostly cloudy with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Light winds becoming southwest
15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the afternoon. Chance
of precipitation 40 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...a chance of rain showers after midnight. West winds
around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the evening becoming
light. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms
and snow showers in the morning...partly cloudy with a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
30 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   53     73     51     66     48     76
Indian Garden   45     61     42     54     40     64
Near Rim        43     59     41     51     38     61

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Windy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers in the morning...mostly cloudy with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Light winds becoming southwest
20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the afternoon. Chance
of precipitation 30 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms
in the evening...a chance of snow and rain showers after
midnight. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around
45 mph shifting to the north around 15 mph after midnight. Chance
of precipitation 40 percent.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms
and snow showers in the morning...partly cloudy with a slight
chance of thunderstorms and snow showers in the afternoon. Chance
of precipitation 30 percent.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    31     57     29     49     26     60
North Rim    36     55     34     47     31     57

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Sun Mar 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Dry weather and near normal temperatures will return
to northern Arizona today. A low pressure system will move into
the area Monday into Tuesday. A second low is expected to cross
the state late in the week and into next weekend.


.Sunday Night...Mostly cloudy this evening then becoming partly
cloudy.
.Monday...Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms and
snow showers in the afternoon. Breezy. Snow level 8500 feet.
.Monday Night...A chance of thunderstorms in the evening. Mostly
cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Breezy. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.Tuesday...Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms and snow
showers. Breezy. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.

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

                     Sun night  Mon  Mon night  Tue


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   26 F   24 F    9 F   15 F
       Wind mph        W 17   W 34   W 27   N 33
       Min wind chill  11 F   -6 F   -11F   -13F

10000 FT               27 F   32 F   23 F   25 F

7500 FT                32 F   54 F   31 F   46 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...Partly cloudy.
.Wednesday...Sunny.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny. Breezy.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Windy. A chance of rain showers.
Snow level 9000 feet.
.Friday...Partly sunny. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday Night and Saturday...Mostly cloudy. Windy. A chance of
snow showers.
.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy. Windy. A chance of showers.
.Sunday...Mostly sunny. A chance of showers. Snow level
7500 feet.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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