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 JAN 19 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...RAIN...SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 5000 FEET. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
MORNING...CLOUDY WITH RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 4600 FEET. WEST WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...SNOW AND RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
4800 FEET. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE MID 30S. LIGHT WINDS
BECOMING WEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   33     43     34     45     28     47
INDIAN GARDEN   28     35     28     36     19     40
NEAR RIM        28     33     26     34     19     38

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON MST SATURDAY...

.TONIGHT...SNOW AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING...SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO
3 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...
CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION
AROUND 2 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW
70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...BREEZY...SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO
6 INCHES. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    27     33     26     32     18     38
NORTH RIM    23     28     22     28     17     35

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
331 PM MST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A SERIES OF WINTER STORMS WILL AFFECT THE REGION FROM
TODAY, THROUGH MONDAY OR TUESDAY OF NEXT WEEK. THESE WILL BE COLD
SYSTEMS, WITH HEAVY ACCUMULATIONS OF SNOW ACROSS THE HIGH COUNTRY.
HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS SHOULD BE ANTICIPATED FOR THE NEXT
SEVERAL DAYS.


.THURSDAY NIGHT...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS EVENING. SNOW.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR
100 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...
THEN CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 5 TO 9 INCHES.
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -22.

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

                     THU NIGHT  FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    8 F   15 F   10 F    7 F
       WIND MPH        W 37   W 45   W 50   W 44
       MIN WIND CHILL  -18F   -16F   -16F   -22F

10000 FT               17 F   21 F   15 F   19 F

7500 FT                25 F   32 F   25 F   31 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...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF THROUGH THE NIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY...WINDY. SNOW LIKELY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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