Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
401 AM AKDT SUN MAY 28 2017

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK CAN BE
FOUND ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFG (ALL LOWER CASE).
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT:
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE).

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE IN FAHRENHEIT.

.SYNOPSIS...
MOIST SOUTH FLOW FROM A LOW IN THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS WILL DISSIPATE
MONDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING. STRONG SOUTH WINDS OVER THE
SUMMIT AND AT 17200 FT CAMP WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE MOUNTAIN EARLY NEXT
WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES GRADUALLY WARMING.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 7200 FT BASE CAMP...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
20 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6
INCHES.
.TONIGHT...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 20S.
SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.MONDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S. CHANCE
OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 20. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 14200 FOOT CAMP...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TODAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 2 BELOW.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND
3 BELOW. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 3 BELOW. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 25 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
AROUND 6 BELOW. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW
40 PERCENT.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 17200 FOOT CAMP TO SUMMIT...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

...STRONG WINDS TODAY THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 12 BELOW TO
20 BELOW ZERO. SOUTH WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW
50 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 15 BELOW
TO 22 BELOW ZERO. SOUTHEAST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW
50 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 15 BELOW TO 22 BELOW ZERO.
SOUTH WINDS 30 TO 45 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
19 BELOW TO 28 BELOW ZERO. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH. CHANCE
OF SNOW 40 PERCENT.

&&

.OUTLOOK TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL DISSIPATE TUESDAY MORNING. RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST OVER THE MOUNTAIN AND THIS WILL BRING
SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES FOR NEXT WEEK.

&&

$$
MAY 17



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