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 WED APR 23 2014

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MUCH COOLER. THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

PHANTOM RANCH   45     86     50     86     57     63
INDIAN GARDEN   43     79     49     78     54     56
NEAR RIM        32     68     37     67     40     45

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MUCH COLDER. THUNDERSTORMS...SHOWERS AND SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.


                  TEMPERATURE

SOUTH RIM    28     66     33     66     36     44
NORTH RIM    27     58     33     58     34     37

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST WED APR 23 2014

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT FAIR WEATHER THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT. ON FRIDAY...
WINDY CONDITIONS RETURN AS A STRONG LATE SEASON STORM SYSTEM
APPROACHES THE STATE. THE BULK OF THE STORM TO MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN
ARIZONA ON SATURDAY WITH STRONG WINDS AND RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AND
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE. EXPECT CLEARING FROM WEST TO EAST
ON SUNDAY WITH FAIR WEATHER THROUGH AT LEAST NEXT TUESDAY.


.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY...WINDY.

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

                       WED    THU    THU    FRI
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   26 F   28 F   29 F   29 F
       WIND MPH        W 14   SW 16  SW 19  SW 42
       MIN WIND CHILL  14 F   11 F   15 F   7  F

10000 FT               25 F   47 F   29 F   44 F

7500 FT                29 F   66 F   34 F   65 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 AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. RAIN SHOWERS
LIKELY. WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. SNOW LEVEL
8000 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT... CLEAR.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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