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 THU DEC 25 2014

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   30     42     28     44     27     53
INDIAN GARDEN   24     34     22     38     22     46
NEAR RIM        17     31     15     33     19     40

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
30 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS COLD. PARTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    12     29     11     31     16     38
NORTH RIM    13     26     11     29     17     37

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU DEC 25 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
EXPECT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO SLOWLY DECREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST
TO SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON AND OVERNIGHT AS A PASSING COLD FRONT
CONTINUES TO PUSH THROUGH NORTHERN ARIZONA. A COUPLE OF INCHES OF
NEW SNOW IS POSSIBLE BY TOMORROW MORNING IN THE WHITE MOUNTAINS
REGION...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS OVER MOUNTAIN PEAKS.
DRIER CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND...ALTHOUGH
COLD TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST EARLY NEXT WORK
WEEK.


.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND
-22.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -22.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.

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

                       THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   -2 F    2 F    2 F   10 F
       WIND MPH        W 11   NW 13  NW  7  N 12
       MIN WIND CHILL  -22F   -22F   -11F   -13F

10000 FT                5 F   13 F    4 F   18 F

7500 FT                13 F   30 F   10 F   31 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 AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND NEW YEARS DAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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