Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
morning...a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Light winds
becoming southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon. Chance of
showers 40 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain
showers in the evening...partly cloudy after midnight. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   50     71     47     73     51     74
Indian Garden   43     59     38     63     43     62
Near Rim        41     57     35     60     41     60

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
morning...a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon.
Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain
showers in the evening...partly cloudy after midnight. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    29     55     25     58     29     58
North Rim    35     52     30     55     35     56

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Fri Mar 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Dry and warmer conditions will return to northern
Arizona today. The next trough of low pressure will cross the state
Saturday bringing slightly cooler temperatures and a chance of rain
showers mainly from Flagstaff northward. Fair weather is expected
Sunday, then another low pressure system will arrive Monday into
Tuesday.


.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Windy. Snow level 9000 feet. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of showers in
the evening.
.Sunday...Sunny.

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

                     Fri night  Sat  Sat night  Sun


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   28 F   25 F   17 F   23 F
       Wind mph        W 17   SW 32  NW 25  NW 20
       Min wind chill  14 F   -4 F   -2 F   3  F

10000 FT               28 F   34 F   22 F   37 F

7500 FT                31 F   52 F   29 F   56 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...

.Sunday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Monday...Mostly sunny. Breezy. A chance of rain showers. Snow
level 9000 feet.
.Monday Night...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.
.Tuesday...Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers.
.Tuesday Night and Wednesday...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow
showers and rain showers. Snow level 8000 feet.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny. Breezy. A chance of showers. Snow level
10000 feet.
.Thursday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday...Partly sunny. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.

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