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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Tue Oct 17 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.FRIDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   59     86     61     87     61     84
Indian Garden   50     77     52     76     52     73
Near Rim        51     74     53     75     54     71

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly
cloudy. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.FRIDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    35     73     37     73     37     70
North Rim    43     71     44     71     45     68

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Warm temperatures and dry conditions again today with
just higher level clouds across northern Arizona. For Wednesday
and Thursday a weak weather disturbance will combine with
increased moisture for partly to mostly cloudy skies along with a
few showers over the higher terrain. Another passing disturbance
will produce breezy conditions and cooler temperatures on Friday
and Saturday.


.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny. A 10 percent chance of rain showers
in the afternoon.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny. A 10 percent chance of rain showers in
the morning.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                     Tue night  Wed  Wed night  Thu


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   35 F   37 F   34 F   34 F
       Wind mph        SW  9  W 11   SW 21  SW 27
       Min wind chill  27 F   27 F   20 F   19 F

10000 FT               40 F   58 F   40 F   57 F

7500 FT                38 F   70 F   39 F   69 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...

.Thursday Night...Mostly clear.
.Friday...Sunny, windy.
.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night and Sunday... Clear.
.Sunday Night and Monday... Clear.
.Monday Night and Tuesday... Clear.

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