Recreational Report
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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Breezy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers in the morning...mostly cloudy with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Light winds becoming southwest
15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
40 percent.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...a chance of rain showers after midnight. Light winds
becoming northwest around 15 mph after midnight. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms and snow showers in the morning...partly cloudy in
the afternoon. Northwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph
in the afternoon.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   72     51     67     48     76
Indian Garden   60     42     55     39     65
Near Rim        58     40     53     36     62

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Breezy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of rain
showers in the morning...mostly cloudy with a chance of
thunderstorms in the afternoon. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Gusts up to 45 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
40 percent.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms in the
evening...a chance of snow showers after midnight. West winds
around 15 mph with gusts to around 40 mph shifting to the
northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms and snow showers.
North winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    55     28     50     25     59
North Rim    53     32     48     30     57

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Mon Mar 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Weak high pressure over Arizona will move east
tonight as a low pressure center off the Pacific Northwest Coast
moves southeast. This low will bring increasing winds and clouds
to northern Arizona Monday with a chance of showers and
thunderstorms by the afternoon. Drying conditions are expected
Tuesday night. Fair weather is expected Wednesday and Thursday
before another system arrives Friday and Saturday.

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.Monday...Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms late this
morning. A chance of thunderstorms and snow showers this
afternoon. Windy. Snow level 8500 feet. Chance of precipitation
50 percent.
.Monday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of thunderstorms and
snow showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers after
midnight. Breezy. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
.Tuesday...Partly sunny. A chance of thunderstorms and snow
showers. Breezy. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny, breezy.

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

                       Mon  Mon night  Tue  Tue night  Wed


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   23 F   10 F   14 F   14 F   27 F
       Wind mph        SW 37  NW 25  N 24   N 40   N 38
       Min wind chill  -6 F   -9 F   -10F   -7 F   3  F

10000 FT               35 F   22 F   31 F   23 F   42 F

7500 FT                52 F   31 F   47 F   29 F   57 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...

.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. Windy. A chance of snow showers
and rain showers. Snow level 9500 feet.
.Friday...Partly sunny. Windy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday Night and Saturday...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow
showers.
.Saturday Night and Sunday...Partly cloudy. A chance of showers.
Snow level 8000 feet.

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