Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 241350
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AKZ225-250600-

DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
550 AM AKDT TUE MAY 24 2016

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...THE NEXT STORM WILL IMPACT THE MOUNTAIN EARLY
TUESDAY. THIS STORM WILL MOVE EAST OF THE MOUNTAIN EARLY
WEDNESDAY. AFTER ITS DEPARTURE...PERIODS OF HIGH WINDS AND SNOW
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY DUE TO SUSTAINED STRONG WEST FLOW OVER
THE MOUNTAIN.

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

...STRONG WINDS TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...NORTHWEST 25 TO 45 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING TODAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

.TUESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 20 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...WEST 35 TO 60 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST 40 TO 60
MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST 50 TO 75
MPH.

.OUTLOOK THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
PERIODS OF SNOW THURSDAY THEN SOME CLEARING. INCREASING CLOUDS
FRIDAY NIGHT. SUMMIT WINDS DIMINISHING THURSDAY TO NORTHWEST 45
TO 65 MPH. WINDS NORTH AT 30 TO 45 MPH FRIDAY.

$$
SDB MAY 16



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