Recreational Report
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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Wed Jul 26 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny in the morning...
partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in
the evening. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning...partly cloudy with a
20 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Light winds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   98     77    101     78    101
Indian Garden   88     68     91     69     91
Near Rim        85     68     89     68     89

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Patchy fog in the morning. Mostly sunny with a slight
chance of thunderstorms in the morning...partly cloudy with a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Light winds. Chance of
thunderstorms 30 percent.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms in
the evening. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms
in the afternoon. Light winds.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    83     54     86     54     86
North Rim    81     60     84     60     84

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Wed Jul 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A significant decrease in storm coverage is expected
Wednesday through Thursday, with a return to more active monsoon
conditions by Friday and into the weekend.


.Wednesday...Patchy fog early this morning. Sunny with a chance
of thunderstorms early this morning, then mostly sunny with a
chance of thunderstorms in the late morning and afternoon.
Chance of thunderstorms 40 percent.
.Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny with a chance of thunderstorms in the
morning, then partly sunny with thunderstorms likely in the
afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 70 percent.
.Thursday Night...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms.
.Friday...Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms. Chance of
thunderstorms 40 percent.

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

                       Wed  Wed night  Thu  Thu night  Fri


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   43 F   42 F   44 F   43 F   43 F
       Wind mph        W  8   SW  6  W  8   N  6   N  9
       Min wind chill  34 F   38 F   36 F   36 F   35 F

10000 FT               67 F   54 F   70 F   55 F   69 F

7500 FT                79 F   56 F   82 F   57 F   81 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...

.Friday Night and Saturday...Mostly cloudy. A chance of
thunderstorms.
.Saturday Night and Sunday...Mostly cloudy. A chance of
thunderstorms.
.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly cloudy. A chance of
thunderstorms.
.Monday Night...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms.
.Tuesday...Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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