Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   40     18     42     17     44
INDIAN GARDEN   30     -3     31     -8     34
NEAR RIM        29     -4     29     -8     31

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...PARTLY CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT WINDS. WIND
CHILL READINGS 10 BELOW TO 20 BELOW ZERO.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. LIGHT
WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    28     -4     28     -9     31
NORTH RIM    24     -3     24     -5     27

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO IMPACT NORTHERN
ARIZONA THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING, WITH ADDITIONAL SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS POSSIBLE ABOVE THE 6000 FOOT LEVEL WITH BLOWING AND
DRIFTING SNOW. LIGHTER AMOUNTS ARE POSSIBLE DOWN TO 5000 FEET.
PRECIPITATION WILL WIND DOWN TUESDAY, WITH VERY COLD TEMPERATURES
CONTINUING THROUGH AT LEAST FRIDAY.

&&

.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY THIS
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 70
PERCENT.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW 50 PERCENT.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.  MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -18.

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

                       TUE  TUE NIGHT  WED  WED NIGHT  THU


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    2 F   -3 F    3 F    4 F    9 F
       WIND MPH        W 21   W 25   NW 23  NW 32  NW 30
       MIN WIND CHILL  -24F   -28F   -26F   -20F   -18F

10000 FT               15 F    0 F   16 F    1 F   20 F

7500 FT                27 F    4 F   28 F   -1 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...

.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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