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 Sat Mar 25 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...partly cloudy after midnight.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers in
the morning...a chance of showers in the afternoon. Chance of
showers 30 percent.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers in the
morning...partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers in the
afternoon. Chance of showers 30 percent.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   48     73     52     74     53     65
Indian Garden   38     63     44     62     43     53
Near Rim        35     60     41     60     41     50

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...partly cloudy after midnight.
Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Breezy. Partly cloudy in the morning...mostly cloudy
with a 30 percent chance of showers in the afternoon.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in
the morning...partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and
snow showers in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
30 percent.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    25     58     29     58     29     48
North Rim    30     55     34     56     34     46

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Sat Mar 25 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A trough of low pressure will cross the state
today bringing slightly cooler temperatures and a chance of rain
showers mainly from Flagstaff northward. Fair weather is expected
Sunday, then another low pressure system will arrive Monday into
Tuesday.


.Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms
and snow showers early this evening, then mostly cloudy with a
chance of thunderstorms late this evening. Mostly clear after
midnight. Snow level 8500 feet. Chance of precipitation 50
percent.
.Sunday...Sunny.
.Sunday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Monday...Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers in the
afternoon. Windy. Snow level 9000 feet.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                     Sat night  Sun  Sun night  Mon


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   17 F   25 F   28 F   25 F
       Wind mph        NW 28  NW 19  W 18   SW 38
       Min wind chill  -3 F   5  F   13 F   -1 F

10000 FT               21 F   36 F   26 F   33 F

7500 FT                28 F   56 F   32 F   54 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
ridge-top winds downwind of the ridgeline and weaker on the upwind
side. Forecast elevations listed above are approximate.

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.Extended forecast...

.Monday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers. Snow level
8000 feet.
.Tuesday...Partly sunny. A chance of snow showers through the
day. A chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers. Snow level
8000 feet.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Breezy.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Windy.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of rain
showers. Snow level 9500 feet.
.Friday...Mostly sunny. Windy. A chance of showers. Snow level
7500 feet.
.Friday Night...Mostly cloudy. Breezy. A chance of showers.
.Saturday...Partly sunny. A chance of showers. Snow level
7500 feet.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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