Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Clear. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Light winds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow
showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of
showers and snow showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   36     62     40     59     36     52
Indian Garden   28     56     31     52     28     45
Near Rim        30     54     33     50     30     41

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Clear. Northeast winds around 15 mph in the evening
becoming light.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Light winds.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow
showers after midnight.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of snow
showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    18     53     20     48     17     39
North Rim    26     53     30     49     24     40

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Thu Dec 14 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A series of weather disturbances will brush northern
Arizona over the coming days. A cold front moving through today
will bring breezy and colder weather. For Friday, temperatures
will warm some before yet another cold front ushers in windy and
colder weather later on Saturday through Monday.

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.Thursday Night... Clear.
.Friday...Sunny.
.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Mostly sunny.

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

                     Thu night  Fri  Fri night  Sat


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   23 F   30 F   30 F   29 F
       Wind mph        NE 35  N 19   NW 12  SW 31
       Min wind chill  3  F   13 F   18 F   -9 F

10000 FT               26 F   46 F   29 F   41 F

7500 FT                20 F   51 F   22 F   47 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...

.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
.Sunday and Sunday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow
showers.
.Monday and Monday Night...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday...Sunny.
.Tuesday Night and Wednesday...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Breezy.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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