Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 251336
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AKZ225-260845-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
536 AM AKDT MON MAY 25 2015

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...A SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY...WITH
THE STRONGEST WINDS PRESENT NEAR THE SUMMIT. WEAK LOW PRESSURE IS
NORTHEAST OF THE MOUNTAIN MEANWHILE...STRONGER LOW PRESSURE WILL
STAY FAR WEST OF THE MOUNTAIN THROUGH TUESDAY.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. AROUND 6 INCHES ACCUMULATION.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...5 ABOVE
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 25 MPH

.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 25 MPH

.TUESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...5 ABOVE
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 15 MPH

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.MONDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 BELOW
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 35 MPH

.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...10 BELOW
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 30 MPH

.TUESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 BELOW
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 20 MPH

.OUTLOOK WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO DECREASE ON WEDNESDAY WITH WEAK FLOW
CONTINUING THROUGH FRIDAY. SNOW IS LIKELY ON WEDNESDAY.

$$
MAY 15


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