Recreational Report
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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SHOWERS. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE AROUND 50. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...
BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...RAIN. SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   45     59     50     54     39     54
INDIAN GARDEN   39     49     45     45     36     47
NEAR RIM        38     41     41     39     30     37

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

.TONIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
TO 45 MPH...DIMINISHING TO AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 3 INCHES. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...RAIN AND
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 5 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL 6900 FEET. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE UPPER 30S. LIGHT
AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP
TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY... SNOW.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW
60 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    34     39     36     36     25     34
NORTH RIM    34     37     37     37     27     30

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING STRONG GUSTY WINDS...BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND PERIODS OF RAIN AND SNOW TO NORTHERN ARIZONA
THROUGH TUESDAY.

&&

.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH AN 80 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. PATCHY FOG. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.
.SUNDAY...PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS. RAIN SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 6 INCHES. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. OF 1 TO 7 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
7500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW...BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION
OF 3 TO 7 INCHES. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -25.

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

                       SAT    SUN    SUN    MON
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   14 F   19 F   17 F   16 F
       WIND MPH        SW 51  SW 40  SW 56  SW 55
       MIN WIND CHILL  -10F   -6 F   -9 F   -25F

10000 FT               24 F   27 F   24 F   24 F

7500 FT                36 F   40 F   39 F   39 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...

.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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