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Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Sun Apr 23 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.Today...Windy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Light winds becoming southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts to
around 45 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
to around 45 mph in the evening becoming light.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
mostly cloudy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Not as warm. Partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   89     60     86     58     78
Indian Garden   79     49     76     48     68
Near Rim        76     48     73     46     65

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Grand Canyon Rim-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MST THIS
EVENING...

.Today...Windy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Southwest winds around 15 mph increasing to 20 to 30 mph
with gusts to around 45 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. Mostly clear. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Gusts up to 50 mph in the evening.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
mostly cloudy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph
in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly cloudy in the evening then
becoming partly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    73     35     70     33     63
North Rim    72     41     68     38     60

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Sun Apr 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Expect dry and warm weather through Tuesday. Gusty
afternoon winds will return starting Sunday and persist through
the week as a series of weather disturbances brush Arizona. The
stronger of these systems will bring a cooling trend starting
Wednesday and a slight chance of showers.

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.Sunday...Sunny, windy.
.Sunday Night...Mostly clear. Windy.
.Monday...Sunny, windy.
.Monday Night...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. Windy.
.Tuesday...Mostly sunny. Breezy.

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

                       Sun  Sun night  Mon  Mon night  Tue


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   37 F   34 F   35 F   28 F   24 F
       Wind mph        SW 41  W 42   W 51   W 39   W 38
       Min wind chill  17 F   18 F   16 F   10 F   0  F

10000 FT               57 F   36 F   54 F   32 F   47 F

7500 FT                70 F   43 F   68 F   42 F   62 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...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny.
.Wednesday Night and Thursday...Partly cloudy. Breezy.
.Thursday Night and Friday...Partly cloudy. A chance of. A chance
of snow showers. Snow level 8500 feet.
.Friday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Saturday...Sunny.

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