Recreational Report
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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the
morning...a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Northwest
winds around 15 mph. Chance of showers 30 percent.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of rain and snow
showers in the evening. Northwest winds around 15 mph in the
evening becoming light.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Light winds becoming north around 15 mph in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
clear.
.SUNDAY... Warmer, sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   68     43     72     48     80
Indian Garden   56     37     60     38     68
Near Rim        53     37     57     38     65

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of snow showers in
the evening. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. Light winds becoming north around 15 mph in the
afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.SUNDAY...Not as cool. Sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    50     28     54     25     63
North Rim    46     30     52     30     61

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Fri Apr 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Expect another round of gusty winds as a cold front
moves south through the state on Friday. This will bring colder
temperatures to the region with a chance of showers mainly across
eastern Arizona into Saturday. Dry weather with a strong warming
trend starts Sunday and continues through the middle of next week.

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.Friday...Partly sunny in the morning then clearing. A chance of
snow showers. A chance of rain showers. Snow level 7500 feet.
Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
.Friday Night...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow
showers in the evening. Breezy.
.Saturday...Mostly sunny. Breezy.
.Saturday Night...Mostly clear.
.Sunday...Sunny.

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

                       Fri  Fri night  Sat  Sat night  Sun


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   19 F    7 F   15 F   15 F   27 F
       Wind mph        W 29   N 29   N 32   N 32   NW 29
       Min wind chill  -8 F   -16F   -14F   -5 F   9  F

10000 FT               32 F   22 F   33 F   23 F   48 F

7500 FT                51 F   28 F   50 F   27 F   61 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...

.Sunday Night and Monday... Clear.
.Monday Night and Tuesday...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday Night and Wednesday...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday...Sunny.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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