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 WED JUL 27 2016

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

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO
11 PM MST THURSDAY...

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH  114     82    115     83    115
INDIAN GARDEN  100     69    101     70    101
NEAR RIM        93     62     95     63     94

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

.TODAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    92     56     93     57     92
NORTH RIM    88     55     89     55     87

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 AM MST WED JUL 27 2016

.SYNOPSIS...THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE IS BUILDING WESTWARD INTO A
POSITION THAT EFFECTIVELY BLOCKS MONSOON MOISTURE FROM MOVING UP
INTO NORTHERN ARIZONA. RATHER WE WILL SEE A DRIER AIRMASS MOVE
INTO ARIZONA FROM THE NORTH HERALDING A LOW GRADE MONSOON WEATHER
PATTERN WITH ONLY A FEW THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING ALONG AND NORTH
OF THE MOGOLLON RIM COUNTRY FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY. DRIER
AIR WILL LEAD TO HOT TEMPERATURES IN THE GRAND CANYON REGION
THROUGH THURSDAY. ANOTHER MONSOON MOISTURE SURGE IS FORECAST TO
START THIS WEEKEND WITH INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE WEEKEND WITH STORM ACTIVITY LASTING INTO
NEXT WEEK.


.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20
PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.

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

                       WED  WED NIGHT  THU  THU NIGHT  FRI


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   52 F   50 F   54 F   50 F   51 F
       WIND MPH        NE  7  NE 10  E  4   N  9   N  8
       MIN WIND CHILL  42 F   46 F   46 F   47 F   44 F

10000 FT               77 F   52 F   79 F   53 F   75 F

7500 FT                88 F   55 F   90 F   56 F   88 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. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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