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 SUN DEC 28 2014

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST
AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   30     54     32     54     34     48
INDIAN GARDEN   26     46     27     47     30     40
NEAR RIM        18     39     19     39     22     31

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST
AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...COLDER. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW
70 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    15     38     16     37     19     30
NORTH RIM    16     35     16     33     18     27

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014

.SYNOPSIS...COLD AND DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST
MONDAY AND INTO TUESDAY FOR NORTHEASTERN ARIZONA. A POTENTIALLY
SIGNIFICANT STORM IS BREWING UP WINTER WEATHER FOR WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY. THE PEAK SNOWFALL WILL LIKELY OCCUR ON WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY. PLAN FOR SIGNIFICANT SNOW ACCUMULATIONS AND WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS ABOVE 5000 FEET ELEVATION FOR YOUR NEW YEARS TRAVEL
PLANS. DRIER WEATHER RETURNS JUST IN TIME FOR NEXT WEEKEND. KEEP
UPDATED ON OUR WEATHER FORECAST FOR THIS EVENT AS IMPACTS MAY EVOLVE
OVER TIME.


.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...SUNNY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. BREEZY.

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

                       SUN    MON    MON    TUE
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   16 F   21 F   22 F   24 F
       WIND MPH        W 48   NW 68  W 59   W 66
       MIN WIND CHILL  -10F   -12F   -2 F   -8 F

10000 FT               13 F   28 F   13 F   23 F

7500 FT                15 F   40 F   16 F   38 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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.NEW YEARS DAY...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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