Recreational Report
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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

.TODAY...BREEZY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...RAIN AND
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO
2 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 4100 FEET IN THE EVENING.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   46     20     40      8     37
INDIAN GARDEN   38      7     30     -4     28
NEAR RIM        36      7     29     -4     27

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

.TODAY...WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    36      7     28     -4     27
NORTH RIM    30      5     24     -4     25

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 AM MST MON JAN 23 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN ARIZONA THROUGH
MONDAY NIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ACCUMULATIONS
ABOVE THE 6000 FOOT LEVEL, WITH LIGHTER AMOUNTS DOWN TO 5000 FEET.
EXPECT HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW AND BLOWING SNOW.
PRECIPITATION WILL WIND DOWN TUESDAY WITH VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
CONTINUING THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

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.MONDAY...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
2 TO 3 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF
SNOW 30 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -23.

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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)   11 F    0 F    0 F   -2 F    7 F
       WIND MPH        SW 69  W 36   W 31   W 26   NW 24
       MIN WIND CHILL  -28F   -28F   -29F   -27F   -23F

10000 FT               23 F    5 F   15 F   -1 F   18 F

7500 FT                32 F   14 F   27 F    3 F   27 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...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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