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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 Aug 22 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Light winds. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   71     96     70     95     70     97
Indian Garden   64     84     64     85     63     87
Near Rim        62     82     63     83     61     85

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Light winds. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    52     81     50     80     50     83
North Rim    55     77     54     77     53     80

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Tue Aug 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Isolated thunderstorms near the Arizona-Utah border will
diminish around sunset. Afternoon thunderstorm chances will increase
Wednesday and Thursday. Storm intensity and coverage will then
decrease Friday and Saturday, with a gradual uptick in activity from
south to north Sunday through Tuesday.


.Tuesday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny. Isolated thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Chance of thunderstorms 20 percent.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms
in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of thunderstorms 30
percent.
.Thursday...Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms. Chance of
thunderstorms 40 percent.

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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)   38 F   42 F   39 F   41 F
       Wind mph        S 11   SW 10  S  5   SW  8
       Min wind chill  28 F   30 F   35 F   33 F

10000 FT               48 F   63 F   48 F   63 F

7500 FT                52 F   77 F   51 F   76 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...Partly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms.
.Friday and Friday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Saturday and Saturday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Sunday and Sunday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Monday...Mostly sunny. A chance of through the day.
.Monday Night and Tuesday...Partly cloudy. A chance of.

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