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 FRI JAN 20 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. WEST WINDS 15 TO
20 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   34     44     24     46     38     45
INDIAN GARDEN   28     36     17     39     33     38
NEAR RIM        26     35     17     38     32     35

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...BREEZY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW
60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    26     33     16     37     31     36
NORTH RIM    22     29     16     33     27     32

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 PM MST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS...TWO ADDITIONAL WINTER STORMS WILL AFFECT THE REGION,
THE FIRST TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AND THE SECOND LATE SUNDAY
THROUGH MONDAY. THESE WILL BE COLD SYSTEMS, WITH HEAVY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY. HAZARDOUS DRIVING
CONDITIONS SHOULD BE ANTICIPATED. EXPECT PRECIPITATION TO WIND
DOWN TUESDAY WITH VERY COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THURSDAY.


.FRIDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 7 TO 11 INCHES.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. CHANCE
OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.

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

                     FRI NIGHT  SAT  SAT NIGHT  SUN


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    5 F    5 F    8 F   28 F
       WIND MPH        SW 54  W 45   NW 45  W 53
       MIN WIND CHILL  -26F   -27F   -19F   -1 F

10000 FT               15 F   19 F   14 F   30 F

7500 FT                26 F   31 F   18 F   37 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...CLOUDY...WINDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY...THEN SNOW IN THE
MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE
DAY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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