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 FRI MAY 6 2016

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   75     52     71     53     73
INDIAN GARDEN   64     42     59     42     63
NEAR RIM        62     42     58     40     61

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

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 10 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    57     33     53     32     56
NORTH RIM    54     34     49     32     52

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST FRI MAY 6 2016

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT DRY WEATHER AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS THROUGH
THIS EVENING...THEN ACROSS NAVAJO AND APACHE COUNTIES ON FRIDAY.
A LARGE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING COOL AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS
FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT WITH RAIN AND HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS. WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
NEXT WORK WEEK.

.FRIDAY...SUNNY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS MORNING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. BREEZY.
SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.

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

                       FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT  SAT NIGHT  SUN


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   21 F   15 F   19 F   19 F   22 F
       WIND MPH        S 34   SW 24  SW 14  SW 11  W 14
       MIN WIND CHILL  -1 F   -4 F   -3 F   6  F   5  F

10000 FT               39 F   24 F   34 F   23 F   37 F

7500 FT                54 F   32 F   50 F   31 F   53 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.

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