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 Sat Jan 20 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Rain and snow showers likely in the
evening...a chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow
accumulation up to 1 inch. Snow level 3900 feet in the evening.
Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in the
evening becoming light. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   29     47     25     53     27     53
Indian Garden   25     38     20     45     23     46
Near Rim        23     36     17     43     20     44

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy. Snow showers likely in the evening...a
chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow accumulation around
1 inch. West winds around 15 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.
Chance of snow 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny. Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph in the morning becoming light.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Not as cold. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
partly cloudy.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.TUESDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    15     34      9     42     13     43
North Rim    20     32     17     38     20     40

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Sat Jan 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front is pushing eastward across eastern
Arizona this afternoon with several bands of precipitation. Cold
air behind the front will continue showers through much of the
night with lowering snow levels. Snow and lower elevation rain
showers will decrease from west to east overnight with a few
lingering showers in the east on Sunday. Drier weather will move
in from the west on Sunday with a slow warming trend into mid-week.


.Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with snow showers likely this
evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers after
midnight. Breezy. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Chance of
snow 70 percent.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill around -25.
.Sunday...Sunny, breezy. Minimum ridge-top wind chill around
-26.
.Sunday Night...Mostly clear.
.Monday...Mostly sunny.

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

                     Sat night  Sun  Sun night  Mon


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    2 F   12 F   14 F   17 F
       Wind mph        W 33   NW 46  NW 28  NW 14
       Min wind chill  -25F   -26F   -9 F   -1 F

10000 FT               13 F   27 F   17 F   36 F

7500 FT                18 F   36 F   13 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...

.Monday Night and Tuesday...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday and Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Breezy. A chance
of.
.Friday...Sunny.
.Friday Night and Saturday...Mostly clear.

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