Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

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

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE
WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY...COOLER. RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF RAIN
70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. A CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   40     64     49     61     42     57
INDIAN GARDEN   34     55     42     51     36     49
NEAR RIM        26     46     34     41     32     39

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

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 6 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY... WINDY...SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
EVENING...SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    22     44     30     39     29     37
NORTH RIM    24     42     31     38     29     33

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU FEB 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A NORTHWEST FLOW WILL REMAIN OVER ARIZONA INTO FRIDAY. A DISTURBANCE
WILL MOVE THROUGH THE FOUR CORNERS THIS AFTERNOON AND WILL BRING A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS TO NORTHEAST ARIZONA. A
STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM IS FORECAST TO BRING RAIN AND SNOW TO
NORTHERN ARIZONA FROM FRIDAY INTO NEXT WEEK. THIS COULD BRING
SIGNIFICANT RAIN AND SNOW AMOUNTS TO NORTHERN ARIZONA.


.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF
2 TO 5 INCHES. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH A 90 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 7 INCHES.

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

                       THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   11 F   15 F   14 F   17 F
       WIND MPH        W 27   W 36   SW 54  SW 72
       MIN WIND CHILL  -10F   -11F   -13F   -12F

10000 FT               17 F   27 F   24 F   29 F

7500 FT                24 F   45 F   33 F   39 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...CLOUDY...BREEZY. SNOW LIKELY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...SNOW. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT
TIMES.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. SNOW MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY.
.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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