Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 281412
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AKZ225-290915-

DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
612 AM AKDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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...A STRONG HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM TO THE WEST OF THE
MOUNTAIN WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP SKIES CLEAR...SOME CLOUDS MAY
DEVELOP IN THE AFTERNOON AS THE SUN HEATS THE MOUNTAIN. THIS HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BACK TO THE NORTHWEST PART OF THE STATE SATURDAY
INTO SUNDAY...ALLOWING A LOW TO MOVE TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE
MOUNTAIN AND INCREASE WIND SPEEDS.

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

.SATURDAY...SUNNY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...20 TO 25 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...10 TO 15 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHEAST AT 20 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...20 TO 25 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHEAST AT 25 TO 45 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.SATURDAY...SUNNY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 40 TO 60
MPH.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLEAR.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 45 TO 65
MPH.

.SUNDAY...SUNNY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 50 TO 70
MPH.

.OUTLOOK MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY SUNNY WITH WINDS DECREASING MONDAY...HOWEVER FAIR WEATHER
GIVES WAY TO A STORM TUESDAY. LOOKS LIKE A SNOW PRODUCER...BUT TOO
EARLY TO TELL AMOUNTS.

$$
BJB MAY 16


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