Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 301351
RECAFG
AKZ225-010900-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
551 AM AKDT TUE JUN 30 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...A SERIES OF UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCES ARE FEEDING
MOISTURE OVER THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE SOUTHEAST. SNOW...HEAVY
AT TIMES...IS EXPECTED THROUGH THURSDAY.

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

.TUESDAY...SNOW. ACCUMULATION 6 TO 12 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. HEAVY AT TIMES. ACCUMULATION AT LEAST
12 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

.WEDNESDAY...INTERMITTENT SNOW. ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.TUESDAY...SNOW DEVELOPING. SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 0.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST AROUND 15
MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...SNOW. HEAVY AT TIMES. ACCUMULATION AROUND 12 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...INTERMITTENT SNOW. ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 0.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH AROUND 20 MPH.

.OUTLOOK THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
THURSDAY: SNOW DIMINISHING . SNOW ACCUMULATION 6 INCHES. SUMMIT WINDS SW 35 MPH.
FRIDAY: MOSTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS W 25 MPH.
SATURDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS NE 40 MPH.

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BJB/CCC JUN 15


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