Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 280157
RECAFG
AKZ225-282100-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
557 PM AKDT WED MAY 27 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...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE MOUNTAIN TONIGHT. A
WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA THURSDAY. A
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA BY THURSDAY NIGHT
INTO FRIDAY.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WINDS LESS THAN 20 MPH NOT INCLUDED...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

.THURSDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTH 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST INCREASING
TO 30 TO 40 MPH BY AFTERNOON.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...STRONG WINDS THURSDAY...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDS.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH INCREASING TO
35 MPH.

.THURSDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT... SOUTH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
TO 50 MPH GUSTING TO 65 MPH.

.OUTLOOK FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SUMMIT WINDS WEST TO 50 MPH DECREASING TO 25 MPH
THURSDAY NIGHT AND LESS THAN 20 MPH ON FRIDAY. SUMMIT WINDS
INCREASE TO 20 TO 30 MPH SATURDAY NIGHT AND WILL DECREASE AGAIN
SUNDAY.

$$
NTS MAY 15


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