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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Thu Apr 27 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly sunny.
West winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
Northwest winds around 15 mph.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning...partly cloudy with a
10 percent chance of showers in the afternoon.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   81     55     71     48     73
Indian Garden   69     45     58     36     61
Near Rim        66     44     56     37     58

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly sunny. West winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up to
35 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. West winds around 15 mph with gusts to
around 35 mph in the evening becoming light.
.FRIDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy in the morning then clearing.
Light winds becoming northwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    64     29     53     22     55
North Rim    61     34     49     28     52

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Thu Apr 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A passing disturbance will bring a chance of
showers to far north and northeast Arizona tonight. Wind speeds will
increase Friday as a cold front moves south through the state. This
will bring colder temperatures and a chance of showers to mainly
eastern Arizona into Saturday. Fair and warmer weather returns for
Sunday.

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.Thursday...Mostly sunny. Windy.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Breezy.
.Friday...Mostly sunny. A 10 percent chance of showers in the
afternoon. Breezy.
.Friday Night...Partly cloudy. Breezy. Minimum ridge-top wind
chill around -19.
.Saturday...Sunny, breezy.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                       Thu  Thu night  Fri  Fri night  Sat


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   30 F   22 F   21 F    7 F   15 F
       Wind mph        W 42   W 49   W 35   N 30   N 34
       Min wind chill  8  F   0  F   -5 F   -19F   -15F

10000 FT               50 F   29 F   36 F   20 F   35 F

7500 FT                64 F   36 F   53 F   26 F   51 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...

.Saturday Night...Mostly clear.
.Sunday and Sunday Night... Clear.
.Monday and Monday Night... Clear.
.Tuesday...Sunny.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny.

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