Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST MON FEB 27 2017

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-

.TODAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
IN THE MORNING...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
MORNING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY... SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   51     38     47     28     54
INDIAN GARDEN   42     29     38     22     44
NEAR RIM        40     29     37     21     42

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GRAND CANYON RIM-

.TODAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...
SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...BREEZY, SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
CHANCE OF SNOW 30 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY... SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    38     28     36     16     40
NORTH RIM    34     24     32     18     38

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST MON FEB 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS... AN UNSETTLED PATTERN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE FIRST
HALF OF THE WEEK, WITH BREEZY AND COOL CONDITIONS COMBINED WITH
WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. DRY WEATHER AND A WARMING TREND
IS THEN FORECAST WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.


.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY THIS MORNING,
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 90
PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 10 INCHES.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING, THEN
PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -19.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.

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

                       MON  MON NIGHT  TUE  TUE NIGHT  WED


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   20 F   12 F   12 F   15 F   17 F
       WIND MPH        W 62   SW 54  W 43   NW 27  NW 16
       MIN WIND CHILL  -13F   -13F   -19F   -6 F   -4 F

10000 FT               27 F   20 F   22 F   11 F   24 F

7500 FT                36 F   28 F   35 F   16 F   39 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...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY... CLEAR.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY... CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY... CLEAR.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.

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