Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
546 PM AKDT SAT MAY 27 2017

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK CAN BE
FOUND ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFG (ALL LOWER CASE).
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT:
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE).

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE IN FAHRENHEIT.

.SYNOPSIS...
MOIST SOUTH FLOW FROM A LOW IN THE WESTERN GULF OF ALASKA WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS WILL DISSIPATE
MONDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY MORNING. STRONG SOUTH WINDS OVER THE
SUMMIT AND AT 17200 FT CAMP WILL PERSIST THROUGH MONDAY MORNING.
RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE MOUNTAIN EARLY NEXT
WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES GRADUALLY WARMING.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 7200 FT BASE CAMP...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 10. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 20 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 20. SOUTHEAST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS
THAN 6 INCHES.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 13. SOUTHEAST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
LESS THAN 6 INCHES.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 14200 FOOT CAMP...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 14 BELOW.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 35 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 6 BELOW. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 12 BELOW.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 17200 FOOT CAMP TO SUMMIT...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

...STRONG WINDS TONIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 22 BELOW TO
30 BELOW ZERO. SOUTH WINDS 40 TO 55 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 50
PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 18 BELOW TO 28 BELOW ZERO.
SOUTH WINDS 40 TO 55 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NUMEROUS SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 21 BELOW TO 29 BELOW
ZERO. SOUTH WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.

&&

.OUTLOOK MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...
SNOW SHOWERS WILL DISSIPATE MONDAY EVENING INTO TUESDAY
MORNING. SUMMIT AND 17200 FT CAMP STRONG SOUTH WINDS 40 TO 55
MPH WILL PERSIST INTO MONDAY MORNING BEFORE DIMINISHING. RIDGE OF
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD EAST OVER THE MOUNTAIN STARTING MONDAY
AND THIS WILL BRING SLIGHTLY WARMER TEMPERATURES FOR NEXT WEEK.

&&

$$
LTH MAY 17


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