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 TUE FEB 21 2017

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS 10 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
20 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   50     68     37     58     37     58
INDIAN GARDEN   41     58     29     44     20     44
NEAR RIM        41     56     27     42     16     42

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GRAND CANYON RIM-

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 10 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO
30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...MUCH COLDER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    31     54     22     41      8     41
NORTH RIM    35     50     22     36     13     36

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 PM MST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS...DRY WEATHER AND ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY. EXPECT BREEZY WINDS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON FOLLOWED BY MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES THURSDAY AS A
PASSING COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. THERE WILL BE A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS FROM WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY, WHILE ADDITIONAL CHANCES
FOR PRECIPITATION RETURN LATE IN THE WEEKEND.

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.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS EARLY THIS
EVENING. BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL 10000 FEET. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20
PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WINDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. BREEZY.

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

                     TUE NIGHT  WED  WED NIGHT  THU


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   26 F   26 F   17 F   19 F
       WIND MPH        W 49   W 63   W 64   W 50
       MIN WIND CHILL  5  F   -1 F   -9 F   -16F

10000 FT               30 F   40 F   18 F   23 F

7500 FT                34 F   53 F   27 F   42 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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