Recreational Report
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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST FRI APR 29 2016

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   75     54     70     56     69
INDIAN GARDEN   63     44     59     45     57
NEAR RIM        59     43     57     44     54

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    55     34     54     35     51
NORTH RIM    49     35     48     35     45

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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 FRI APR 29 2016

.SYNOPSIS...A STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING CHANCES FOR RAIN AND HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW TO NORTHERN ARIZONA THROUGH FRIDAY. OVER THE
WEEKEND...A SECOND WEATHER SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO MOVE ACROSS
NORTHERN ARIZONA CAUSING CONTINUED CHANCES OF RAIN AND HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW...AND SLIGHT CHANCES OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.


.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND
AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50
PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30
PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW
LEVEL 7500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.

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

                       FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT  SAT NIGHT  SUN


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   22 F   20 F   22 F   15 F   18 F
       WIND MPH        NW 21  W 17   SW 19  S 23   SW 10
       MIN WIND CHILL  1  F   4  F   3  F   -6 F   -3 F

10000 FT               33 F   27 F   33 F   26 F   30 F

7500 FT                53 F   34 F   54 F   34 F   50 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
9000 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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