Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
622 AM MDT WED MAY 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A PACIFIC LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM PRESENTLY ROTATING OVER IDAHO WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE COWBOY STATE ON THURSDAY. THIS NEXT APPROACHING
STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES TO THE REGION TODAY
WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...THAT COULD PRODUCE
AREAS OF SMALL HAIL AND LOCAL HEAVY RAIN AT TIMES. SOME OF THESE
SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL LINGER OVERNIGHT...WITH INCREASING SHOWER
AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

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LIGHTNING THREAT FORECAST:
TODAY:    HIGH
TONIGHT:  HIGH
TOMORROW: HIGH
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TODAY`S SKY FORECAST (HEIGHT ABOVE JACKSON AIRPORT)
NOTE: GRAND TETON SUMMIT IS 7300 FT ABOVE THE AIRPORT.
FEW=MOSTLY CLEAR/SCT=PARTLY CLOUDY/BKN=MOSTLY CLOUDY/OVC=OVERCAST
0600 AM TO 0800 AM: BKN AT 300 FT.
0800 AM TO 1000 AM: SCT AT 300 FT. BKN AT 6000 FT.
1000 AM TO 0100 PM: SCT AT 4000 FT. BKN AT 7000 FT.
0100 PM TO 0900 PM: SCT AT 4000 FT. BKN AT 6000 FT.
0900 PM TO 0600 AM: SCT AT 3000 FT. BKN AT 6000 FT.
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FORECASTS FOR SELECT LOCATIONS:
                       WED|   WED|   THU|   THU|   FRI|
                          | NIGHT|      | NIGHT|      |
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MOOSE                   58|    38|    58|    38|    62| TEMP(F)
6460 FT               S  9|  S  5| SW  6| NW  4| NE  4| WIND(MPH)
                       50%|   40%|   50%|   40%|   30%| PRECIP(%)
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JENNY LAKE              57|    38|    57|    37|    61| TEMP(F)
6800 FT              SW  7| SW  6| SW  6| NW  5| NE  4| WIND(MPH)
                       50%|   40%|   50%|   40%|   30%| PRECIP(%)
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COLTER BAY              57|    37|    57|    37|    60| TEMP(F)
6800 FT               S  5|  S  5|  S  5| NW  7| NE  3| WIND(MPH)
                       50%|   40%|   50%|   40%|   30%| PRECIP(%)
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BERRY CREEK PC          48|    36|    48|    36|    52| TEMP(F)
7600 FT              SW 10| SW 12| SW  8| NW  7| NE  5| WIND(MPH)
                       60%|   50%|   60%|   50%|   50%| PRECIP(%)
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DEATH CANYON PC         50|    34|    49|    35|    53| TEMP(F)
7800 FT              SW 10| SW  9| SW  8| NW  7|  N  4| WIND(MPH)
                       60%|   60%|   70%|   50%|   50%| PRECIP(%)
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LOWER SADDLE            38|    30|    38|    32|    42| TEMP(F)
11600 FT             SW 11| SW 11|  W  9| NW  7|  N  3| WIND(MPH)
                       70%|   70%|   70%|   60%|   60%| PRECIP(%)
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GRAND TETON SUMMIT      30|    22|    30|    24|    34| TEMP(F)
13770 FT             SW 11|  W 11|  W  9| NW  8| NE  4| WIND(MPH)
                       70%|   70%|   70%|   70%|   70%| PRECIP(%)
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THIS PRODUCT IS ISSUED AROUND 3 AM DAILY. FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE
INFORMATION CALL 1-800-211-1448 OR VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

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