Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 040142
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AKZ225-042045-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
542 PM AKDT FRI JUL 3 2015

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
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 FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...A WEAK DISTURBANCE WILL BRING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN
TONIGHT. WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD IN LATE TONIGHT INTO THE
FIRST HALF OF SATURDAY...WITH ANOTHER WEATHER FRONT TO BRING MORE
SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING.
DECREASING CLOUDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6
INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

.SATURDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. ACCUMULATION LESS
THAN 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT... SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40
MPH.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.OUTLOOK SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING. PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER NOON.
SUMMIT WINDS WEST 20 MPH.
MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW DEVELOPING. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTH
20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST AND INCREASING TO 30 TO 40 MPH.
TUESDAY...SNOW LIKELY MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY. SUMMIT WINDS
SOUTHEAST 25 TO 40 MPH MONDAY NIGHT...BECOMING SOUTH AND
DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15 MPH BY MIDDAY TUESDAY.

$$
NTS JUL 15


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