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 Sat Feb 17 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph
increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Windy. Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of
showers.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Windy. Much cooler. Mostly cloudy with a
30 percent chance of showers and snow showers.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   67     43     66     46     56
Indian Garden   58     37     56     41     42
Near Rim        55     35     53     40     39

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph
increasing to 20 to 30 mph with gusts to around 45 mph in the
afternoon.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Windy. Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow
showers after midnight.
.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...Windy. Much colder. Mostly cloudy with a
30 percent chance of snow showers.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    55     23     52     31     38
North Rim    53     32     50     36     36

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Sat Feb 17 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Drier and warmer conditions will develop into the
weekend. An approaching low pressure system will bring strong
southwest winds Sunday into Monday with a return of rain and snow
showers early next week. Behind this system, unsettled weather
looks to continue through much of next week.

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.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night...Mostly clear.
.Sunday...Mostly sunny. A 10 percent chance of snow showers in
the afternoon. Windy.
.Sunday Night...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the evening. A chance
of snow showers. Strong winds. Chance of precipitation 50
percent.
.Washingtons Birthday...Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of
snow showers. Strong winds.   Minimum ridge-top wind chill
around -37.

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

                       Sat  Sat night  Sun  Sun night  Mon


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   28 F   26 F   25 F   19 F   15 F
       Wind mph        W 15   SW 23  W 41   SW 68  SW 76
       Min wind chill  14 F   10 F   1  F   -7 F   -37F

10000 FT               51 F   30 F   45 F   29 F   28 F

7500 FT                55 F   29 F   49 F   37 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...

.Monday Night...Partly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.
.Tuesday...Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear. A chance of snow showers.
.Wednesday...Sunny.
.Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Thursday and Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of.
.Friday...Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers through the day.

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