Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 071323
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AKZ225-080830-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
523 AM AKDT TUE JUL 7 2015

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
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 FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO PUSH CLOUDS
AND MOISTURE OVER THE AREA THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. ACCUMULATION AROUND 12 INCHES. SOUTH
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH...DIMINISHING IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 ABOVE BUT FALLING DURING
THE DAY.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...10 TO 15 ABOVE.

.WEDNESDAY...SOME CLEARING. CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 12 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH 35 TO 45 MPH
EARLY...THEN DIMINISH TO LESS THAN 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...SOME CLEARING. CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST 10 TO
20 MPH.

.OUTLOOK THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
PERIODS OF SNOW LIKELY. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS LESS THAN
20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST FRIDAY.

$$
SDB JUL 15


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