Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED AUG 27 2014

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-
INCLUDING...PHANTOM RANCH...INDIAN GARDEN

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   90     71     95     72     99
INDIAN GARDEN   79     65     84     67     89
NEAR RIM        73     53     77     54     80

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GRAND CANYON RIM-
INCLUDING...SOUTH RIM...NORTH RIM

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    73     47     77     47     81
NORTH RIM    67     51     72     53     76

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST WED AUG 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A LOW PRESSURE TROUGH WILL CONTINUE TO BRING SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TO PORTIONS OF NORTHERN ARIZONA THIS MORNING.  MORE
SCATTERED STORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON AS THE LOW
PRESSURE PULLS AWAY FROM THE AREA. A DRY WEST TO NORTHWEST FLOW WILL
BRING DRY CONDITIONS AND SLIGHTLY WARMER HIGH TEMPERATURES FROM
THURSDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...SUNNY.

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HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURE FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.
RIDGE-TOP WINDS AND WINDCHILL INCLUDED FOR 12000 FT.

                       WED    WED    THU    THU    FRI
                              NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   36 F   36 F   41 F   38 F   44 F
       WIND MPH        W 16   N 10   NW 11  N  6   W  7
       MIN WIND CHILL  22 F   26 F   28 F   34 F   34 F

10000 FT               54 F   42 F   57 F   44 F   60 F

7500 FT                70 F   51 F   74 F   51 F   77 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
RIDGETOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND LABOR DAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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