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 THU JAN 19 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO
2 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 5000 FEET. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 4600 FEET.
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...SHOWERS
LIKELY AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   48     35     45     34     44
INDIAN GARDEN   38     28     36     28     35
NEAR RIM        37     26     34     26     34

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    36     25     34     26     33
NORTH RIM    32     21     28     22     29

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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 THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF WINTER STORMS WILL AFFECT THE REGION FROM
THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. ADDITIONAL STORMS ARE ANTICIPATED EARLY
NEXT WEEK. THESE WILL BE COLD SYSTEMS, WITH SIGNIFICANT
ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY. HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE ANTICIPATED FOR SEVERAL DAYS, BEGINNING
THURSDAY.


.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 90 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
3 TO 5 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 70
PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 9 INCHES.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 2 INCHES. CHANCE
OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.   MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -21.

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

                       THU  THU NIGHT  FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   21 F    5 F   13 F    8 F    8 F
       WIND MPH        W 37   W 42   W 41   W 44   W 36
       MIN WIND CHILL  -11F   -22F   -20F   -17F   -21F

10000 FT               26 F   15 F   21 F   15 F   20 F

7500 FT                35 F   25 F   32 F   25 F   32 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY...WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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