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 JAN 22 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
MST TUESDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 5000 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...BREEZY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...RAIN AND
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   43     35     44     15     37
INDIAN GARDEN   34     30     33      7     28
NEAR RIM        34     29     31      7     28

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM
MST TUESDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...
CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
1 TO 2 INCHES. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...BREEZY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...SNOW LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS
15 TO 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...WINDY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 6 INCHES.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    33     30     32      7     27
NORTH RIM    29     26     27      5     23

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ANOTHER WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN ARIZONA
SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO
HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE THE 6000 FOOT LEVEL, WITH LIGHTER
AMOUNTS DOWN TO 5000 FEET. EXPECT HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS
DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW. EXPECT PRECIPITATION TO WIND DOWN
TUESDAY WITH VERY COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THURSDAY.

&&

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 5 INCHES.
.MONDAY...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. VERY WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 8 INCHES.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. OF 2 TO 4 INCHES.
CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF
SNOW 30 PERCENT.   MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -24.

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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)   28 F   15 F   11 F    2 F    1 F
       WIND MPH        W 58   SW 74  SW 65  W 36   NW 22
       MIN WIND CHILL  1  F   -14F   -23F   -23F   -24F

10000 FT               26 F   20 F   21 F    5 F   15 F

7500 FT                34 F   28 F   31 F   13 F   26 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...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.

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