Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
529 PM AKDT MON MAY 29 2017

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK CAN BE
FOUND ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFG (ALL LOWER CASE).
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 IN FAHRENHEIT.

.SYNOPSIS...
A WEATHER FRONT WILL MOVE NORTH ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN TONIGHT
BRINGING SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS WILL LINGER TUESDAY MORNING
BUT WILL END BY AFTERNOON.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 7200 FT BASE CAMP...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TONIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 20. SOUTH WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS
THAN 6 INCHES.
.TUESDAY...DECREASING CLOUDS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S. .

&&

.FORECAST FOR 14200 FOOT CAMP...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TONIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR ZERO. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 TO 25. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.TUESDAY...DECREASING CLOUDS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS AROUND 1. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND ZERO.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 17200 FOOT CAMP TO SUMMIT...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TONIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 12 BELOW TO 18 BELOW
ZERO. NORTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.
SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.TUESDAY...DECREASING CLOUDS. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS AROUND 10 TO 15 BELOW. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20
MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 12 TO 18 BELOW. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.

&&

.OUTLOOK WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE
EAST ON WEDNESDAY RESULTING IN CLEARING SKIES, SLIGHTLY WARMER
TEMPERATURES AND WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH. A WEATHER SYSTEM
WILL APPROACH THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE EAST ON FRIDAY RESULTING IN
INCREASED CHANCES FOR SNOW AND CLOUD COVER, PARTICULARLY IN THE
AFTERNOON.


&&

$$
MAY 17



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