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 WED DEC 17 2014

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   40     55     36     59     35     58
INDIAN GARDEN   37     48     30     50     29     49
NEAR RIM        31     39     19     43     22     42

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE UPPER 20S. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS.
.THURSDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    27     36     15     41     18     40
NORTH RIM    29     35     18     39     21     38

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED DEC 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES ACROSS NORTHERN ARIZONA THROUGH
THURSDAY. EXPECT AREAS OF ACCUMULATING SNOW ABOVE 5500 FEET. DRY
WEATHER WILL RETURN FOR FRIDAY...WITH GRADUALLY WARMING DAYTIME
TEMPERATURES THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.


.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
EVENING... THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS EVENING. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH.
CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 50
PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.

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

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    9 F   11 F   11 F   23 F
       WIND MPH        SW  8  N  5   NW 15  NW 22
       MIN WIND CHILL  -3 F   -3 F   -3 F   2  F

10000 FT               22 F   22 F   14 F   27 F

7500 FT                26 F   36 F   15 F   42 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...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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