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 THU MAY 5 2016

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS
UP TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   88     56     80     51     68
INDIAN GARDEN   78     47     68     43     58
NEAR RIM        75     41     63     38     55

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM MST
THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH
INCREASING TO SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MUCH COOLER. PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    72     35     59     32     51
NORTH RIM    67     36     55     32     47

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT DRY WEATHER AND INCREASING SOUTHERLY WINDS
TODAY. A LARGE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL GUSTY SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS
FRIDAY TO NAVAJO AND APACHE COUNTIES. EXPECT COOL AND UNSETTLED
CONDITIONS FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. MONDAY IS A
TRANSITION DAY TO DRIER AND WARMER CONDITIONS.


.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

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

                       THU  THU NIGHT  FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   33 F   24 F   21 F   14 F   21 F
       WIND MPH        S 48   S 64   S 31   SW 19  SW 11
       MIN WIND CHILL  14 F   1  F   0  F   -5 F   -5 F

10000 FT               54 F   27 F   40 F   21 F   32 F

7500 FT                68 F   37 F   55 F   31 F   48 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.

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