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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly cloudy. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening...partly cloudy with a
10 percent chance of rain and snow showers after midnight. Light
winds.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of rain and snow
showers. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   60     41     55     36     58
Indian Garden   52     33     45     27     49
Near Rim        49     35     43     29     48

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly cloudy. Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow showers. Light winds.
.SUNDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow
showers. Light winds.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    49     23     42     18     45
North Rim    48     28     39     24     46

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Sat Dec 16 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A weather system moving in from the north will usher
in windy and colder weather later on Saturday through Monday.
Chances for rain and high elevation snow will also develop,
primarily on Sunday.


.Saturday...Partly sunny.
.Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of snow
showers after midnight.
.Sunday...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of snow showers.
.Sunday Night...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow
showers.
.Monday...Sunny.

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

                       Sat  Sat night  Sun  Sun night  Mon


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   28 F   16 F   13 F   11 F   21 F
       Wind mph        SW 21  SW 16  SW  9  NE  4  N 20
       Min wind chill  6  F   0  F   -3 F   4  F   3  F

10000 FT               44 F   25 F   30 F   24 F   41 F

7500 FT                47 F   21 F   37 F   17 F   43 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...

.Monday Night and Tuesday...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday Night and Wednesday...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Windy. A chance of snow showers
through the night.
.Thursday...Sunny.
.Thursday Night...Mostly clear. Breezy.
.Friday...Sunny.

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