Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
000
SXUS45 KFGZ 272231
RECFGZ
AZZ401-000000-

Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...a chance of rain showers after midnight. Light winds
becoming northwest around 15 mph after midnight. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...partly cloudy in the afternoon.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Northwest winds around 15 mph with
gusts to around 30 mph in the evening becoming light.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   52     68     48     76     49     79
Indian Garden   43     56     39     65     41     69
Near Rim        41     54     36     62     38     66

--------------------------------------------------------------------

Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...a chance of snow and rain showers after midnight. West
winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms and snow showers.
Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    29     51     25     59     26     63
North Rim    33     49     30     57     32     61

--------------------------------------------------------------------

WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

$$
=

AZZ402-000000-

San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A low pressure center over the California will
move southeast and bring increasing winds, clouds, and showers to
northern Arizona today. Drying conditions are expected Tuesday
night. Fair weather is expected Wednesday and early Thursday before
another system arrives late Thursday into Friday.


.Monday Night...A chance of thunderstorms this evening. Mostly
cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Breezy. Chance of
precipitation 50 percent.
.Tuesday...Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms and snow
showers. Breezy. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny, windy.

--------------------------------------------------------------------

High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                     Mon night  Tue  Tue night  Wed


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   12 F   16 F   14 F   27 F
       Wind mph        NW 20  N 36   N 36   N 39
       Min wind chill  -5 F   -10F   -6 F   -1 F

10000 FT               23 F   32 F   23 F   42 F

7500 FT                32 F   48 F   29 F   57 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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------

.Extended forecast...

.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Very windy. A chance of rain
showers. Snow level 9500 feet.
.Friday...Partly sunny. Windy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
.Saturday...Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers.
.Saturday Night and Sunday...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Snow level 8000 feet.
.Sunday Night...Mostly clear.
.Monday...Mostly sunny. Breezy.

--------------------------------------------------------------------

weather.gov/flagstaff

$$
=



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.