Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 020159
RECAFG
AKZ225-022100-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
559 PM AKDT WED JUL 1 2015

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...LOW PRESSURE SOUTH OF ALASKA WILL MOVE WELL TO THE EAST
OF THE MOUNTAIN LATE THURSDAY...AS ANOTHER TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE
APPROACHES THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE WEST. THESE DISTURBANCES AND
ASSOCIATED MOISTURE WILL BRING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN...HEAVY AT
TIMES THROUGH THURSDAY.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

.THURSDAY...SNOW...DIMINISHING AFTER NOON. ACCUMULATION AROUND 6
INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET..AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST AROUND 25
MPH.

.THURSDAY...SNOW...DIMINISHING AFTER NOON. ACCUMULATION AROUND 6
INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 20 MPH
BECOMING SOUTH AFTER NOON.

.OUTLOOK FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...
FRIDAY: CLOUDY. SNOW BELOW 14 THOUSAND FEET. ACCUMULATION AROUND
12 INCHES. SUMMIT WINDS SW 40 MPH.
SATURDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS SW 40 MPH.
SUNDAY: CLOUDY. SNOW. HEAVY AT TIMES. ACCUMULATION AT LEAST 12
INCHES. SUMMIT WINDS W 25 MPH.

$$
NTS JUL 15


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