Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 290010
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AKZ225-291600-

DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
410 PM AKDT SAT MAY 28 2016

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 RIDGE ALOFT IS BUILDING TO THE NORTHWEST OF THE
MOUNTAIN. A SURFACE HIGH OVER THE EASTERN BERING SEA WILL MOVE
OVER EASTERN SIBERIA SUNDAY NIGHT. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE HAS
DEVELOPED SOUTH OF THE ALASKA RANGE AND WILL PERSIST THROUGH
SUNDAY THEN WEAKEN AS THE LOW CENTER ASSOCIATED WITH IT MOVES WEST
AND IS ABSORBED INTO AS LOW NEAR THE WESTERN ALEUTIANS. A THERMAL
TROUGH WILL DEVELOP NORTH OF THE ALASKA RANGE MONDAY NIGHT WITH A
RIDGE BUILDING OVER THE GULF COAST.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

...STRONG WINDS THROUGH SUNDAY...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...10 TO 15 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHEAST AT 25 TO 45 MPH.

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...20 TO 25 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHEAST AT 25 TO 45 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 45 TO 65
MPH.

.SUNDAY...SUNNY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO TO 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 50 TO 70
MPH.

.OUTLOOK MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY SUNNY MONDAY. INCREASING CLOUDS MONDAY NIGHT. CHANCE OF
SNOW TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...NOT EXPECTING ANY SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNTS. WINDS EAST 30 TO 50 MPH MONDAY DIMINISHING TO LESS THAN
30 MPH TUESDAY.

$$

SDB MAY 16



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