Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...MUCH COOLER. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   60     38     48     34     45
INDIAN GARDEN   48     33     38     28     36
NEAR RIM        47     31     37     27     35

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COLDER. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
2 TO 3 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    46     30     36     26     35
NORTH RIM    41     27     32     22     29

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED JAN 18 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL PERSIST THIS
EVENING ACROSS EASTERN ARIZONA. OTHERWISE LOOK FOR MOSTLY CLOUDY
SKIES AND SOME PATCHY FOG. WARMER WEATHER IS FORECAST FOR
WEDNESDAY. A PERIOD OF COLD AND WET WEATHER WILL ARRIVE STARTING
THURSDAY, WITH SEVERAL DISTURBANCES DELIVERING WINTER WEATHER
THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY. STAY TUNED TO THE FORECAST AS THERE IS
POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATION IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&

.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 90 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. BREEZY.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -20.

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

                       WED  WED NIGHT  THU  THU NIGHT  FRI


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   25 F   21 F   19 F    7 F   12 F
       WIND MPH        NW 17  W 28   W 44   SW 30  W 42
       MIN WIND CHILL  6  F   0  F   -11F   -18F   -20F

10000 FT               34 F   23 F   27 F   17 F   21 F

7500 FT                46 F   29 F   36 F   25 F   33 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...CLOUDY...WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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