Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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AKZ225-122045-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
539 PM AKDT FRI JUL 11 2014

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW OFF THE GULF OF ALASKA WILL
CONTINUE TO BRING PERIODS OF SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN INTO SATURDAY.
DRIER AIR WILL MOVE OVER THE MOUNTAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON WHICH
WILL LIMIT ADDITIONAL SNOWFALL. WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY ON
SUNDAY AS A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE APPROACHES THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE
NORTHWEST.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6
INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NEAR ZERO.

.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION LESS THAN 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...NEAR 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...NEAR ZERO.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH 20 MPH.

.OUTLOOK SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE WEST
LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK. THE LOW WILL BRING A
CHANCE OF SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SUMMIT
WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE SOUTHWESTERLY AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH.

$$
NTS JUL 14


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