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 FRI FEB 24 2017

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   48     26     54     33     51
INDIAN GARDEN   38     18     44     25     42
NEAR RIM        37     15     42     24     39

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GRAND CANYON RIM-

.TODAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    36     12     42     20     39
NORTH RIM    30     13     35     19     33

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST FRI FEB 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...COOL AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
SATURDAY. AN UNSETTLED PATTERN ARRIVES LATE IN THE WEEKEND AND
EARLY NEXT WEEK, WITH BETTER CHANCES FOR RAIN AND SNOW.

&&

.FRIDAY...SUNNY. MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -21.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY...SUNNY, BREEZY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING, THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
BREEZY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -20.

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

                       FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT  SAT NIGHT  SUN


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   10 F   12 F   15 F   10 F   11 F
       WIND MPH        W 46   W 38   W 48   W 50   W 45
       MIN WIND CHILL  -21F   -13F   -12F   -16F   -20F

10000 FT               22 F    9 F   26 F   12 F   23 F

7500 FT                37 F   15 F   41 F   23 F   38 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
RIDGE-TOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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