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 JAN 30 2015

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

.TODAY...RAIN IN THE MORNING...SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. NEAR
STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE UPPER 40S. EAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TONIGHT...SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   57     39     57     35     60
INDIAN GARDEN   50     37     49     31     52
NEAR RIM        42     37     45     30     53

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

.TODAY...RAIN IN THE MORNING...RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE UPPER 30S. EAST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
.TONIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE MID 30S.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SATURDAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS COOL. MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    40     35     41     27     49
NORTH RIM    36     32     41     29     48

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST FRI JAN 30 2015

.SYNOPSIS...RAIN SHOWER COVERAGE WILL INCREASE TONIGHT FROM SOUTH TO
NORTH ACROSS THE AREA...AND LAST THROUGH MIDDAY SATURDAY. SNOW
LEVELS WILL BE HIGH WITH THIS EVENT...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOWFALL
EXPECTED ABOVE 8000 FEET AND HEAVY AMOUNTS ABOVE 8500 FEET. SHOWER
COVERAGE SHOULD DECREASE STARTING SATURDAY AFTERNOON. EXPECT DRY
WEATHER FROM SUNDAY INTO NEXT WEEK.


.FRIDAY...RAIN EARLY THIS MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE LATE
MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 5 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 90 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500
FEET.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.

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

                       FRI    FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   25 F   17 F   18 F   18 F   23 F
       WIND MPH        SW 22  S 13   W  8   N 26   NE 23
       MIN WIND CHILL  5  F   5  F   5  F   1  F   4  F

10000 FT               34 F   29 F   33 F   25 F   32 F

7500 FT                42 F   36 F   42 F   27 F   47 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 CLEAR.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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