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 TUE FEB 21 2017

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 10 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...MUCH COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   68     50     68     38     52
INDIAN GARDEN   60     41     58     30     38
NEAR RIM        58     41     56     28     38

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GRAND CANYON RIM-

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
10 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    57     31     54     23     37
NORTH RIM    53     35     50     23     30

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...DRY WEATHER AND ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. EXPECT BREEZY WINDS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON FOLLOWED BY MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AS A
PASSING COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS FROM WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY, WHILE ADDITIONAL CHANCES
FOR PRECIPITATION RETURN OVER THE WEEKEND.

&&

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WINDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. WINDY.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. BREEZY.

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

                       TUE  TUE NIGHT  WED  WED NIGHT  THU


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   29 F   25 F   25 F   18 F   18 F
       WIND MPH        W 36   W 50   W 66   W 60   W 50
       MIN WIND CHILL  6  F   4  F   0  F   -6 F   -13F

10000 FT               43 F   30 F   40 F   19 F   28 F

7500 FT                56 F   34 F   53 F   28 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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