Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST SUN MAY 1 2016

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
WINDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING. A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...WARMER. MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   65     49     72     49     82
INDIAN GARDEN   60     42     62     43     72
NEAR RIM        52     37     58     38     69

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LITTLE OR
NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. NORTHEAST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
WINDS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    50     34     57     34     65
NORTH RIM    45     33     50     34     60

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST SUN MAY 1 2016

.SYNOPSIS...SHOWERS WITH AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MONDAY AS ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM MOVES SLOWLY THROUGH
THE SOUTHWEST. A WEAK RIDGE ALOFT WILL BRING DRIER AND WARMER
WEATHER TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. WINDY WEATHER WILL RETURN ON
THURSDAY AHEAD OF ANOTHER PACIFIC LOW FORECAST TO BRING A SECOND ROUND
OF WET AND COOL WEATHER STARTING FRIDAY INTO NEXT WEEKEND.


.SUNDAY...PATCHY FOG EARLY THIS MORNING. SNOW EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS...RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. OF 1 TO 4
INCHES. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING... THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. SNOW
LEVEL 9000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 9500 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30
PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.

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

                       SUN  SUN NIGHT  MON  MON NIGHT  TUE


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   20 F   21 F   24 F   23 F   28 F
       WIND MPH        N 16   W  5   SW  9  SW 12  S  6
       MIN WIND CHILL  2  F   11 F   10 F   10 F   18 F

10000 FT               35 F   24 F   35 F   26 F   46 F

7500 FT                45 F   32 F   53 F   33 F   63 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 AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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