Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
931 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   53     32     51     35     57
INDIAN GARDEN   46     27     45     30     50
NEAR RIM        37     22     37     20     44

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...NOT AS COLD. MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    35     17     34     13     42
NORTH RIM    33     18     32     18     39

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
931 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

.SYNOPSIS...SCATTERED LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE
OVER NORTH CENTRAL ARIZONA THIS MORNING. A SECOND STORM WILL
APPROACH ARIZONA FROM THE NORTH THIS AFTERNOON...BRINGING MORE
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO THE AREA THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
AFTER A COLD BUT DRIER DAY ON WEDNESDAY...HIGH PRESSURE AND A
WARMING TREND RETURNS FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.


.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS EARLY THIS
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70
PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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

                       TUE    TUE    WED    WED    THU
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    9 F    7 F   12 F   14 F   17 F
       WIND MPH        W 21   NW 14  N 24   NE 21  NE  9
       MIN WIND CHILL  -15F   -12F   -11F   -7 F   3  F

10000 FT               22 F   12 F   20 F   12 F   29 F

7500 FT                34 F   19 F   32 F   13 F   40 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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