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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Wed Oct 18 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. A 10 percent chance of rain showers. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms. Light winds
becoming southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   61     87     60     84     56     75
Indian Garden   53     75     51     71     45     65
Near Rim        54     72     52     68     47     62

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. A 10 percent chance of rain showers. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. Light winds
becoming southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.SATURDAY...Cooler. Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    40     71     37     67     33     61
North Rim    46     69     45     65     39     59

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Wed Oct 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Expect increasing clouds today with a few light
showers possible through Thursday. In addition, expect
increasingly breezy winds and a decreasing trend in temperatures
into the weekend. A return to warm and dry conditions will develop
later in the weekend lasting into next week.


.Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy early this evening, then partly
cloudy with a 20 percent chance of rain showers in the late
evening and overnight. Snow level 12000 feet.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms. Snow level 12000 feet.
.Thursday Night...Mostly clear.
.Friday...Sunny, windy.

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

                     Wed night  Thu  Thu night  Fri


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   34 F   32 F   33 F   39 F
       Wind mph        S 15   SW 21  W 23   W 50
       Min wind chill  22 F   17 F   18 F   18 F

10000 FT               39 F   57 F   40 F   55 F

7500 FT                40 F   68 F   40 F   64 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...

.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night and Sunday...Mostly clear.
.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly clear.
.Monday Night and Tuesday...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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