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 THU JUL 31 2014

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-
INCLUDING...PHANTOM RANCH...INDIAN GARDEN

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH  106     78    105     78    103
INDIAN GARDEN   96     72     94     72     91
NEAR RIM        87     61     85     61     83

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GRAND CANYON RIM-
INCLUDING...SOUTH RIM...NORTH RIM

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    86     54     85     55     84
NORTH RIM    82     56     82     57     81

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST THU JUL 31 2014

.SYNOPSIS...A DRIER AND MORE STABLE AIR MASS WILL REMAIN OVER
NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY AND FRIDAY WITH MAINLY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY. OVER THE WEEKEND...MOISTURE AND THE CHANCE OF STORMS IS
EXPECTED TO BE ON THE INCREASE AS HIGH PRESSURE SHIFTS TOWARD THE
FOUR CORNERS AREA AND A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE MOVES ACROSS
ARIZONA FROM THE SOUTH.


.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20
PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.

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

                       THU    THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   44 F   40 F   42 F   38 F   38 F
       WIND MPH        W 14   W 19   NW  8  N  8   E 14
       MIN WIND CHILL  35 F   30 F   33 F   31 F   29 F

10000 FT               61 F   48 F   57 F   47 F   56 F

7500 FT                82 F   56 F   79 F   56 F   78 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
RIDGETOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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