Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 011357
RECAFG
AKZ225-020900-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
557 AM AKDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE MOUNTAIN FROM THE NORTH
THIS MORNING. A SECOND TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL APPROACH THE
MOUNTAIN FROM THE NORTH ON TUESDAY. MOIST SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL
BRING PERIODS OF SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WINDS LESS THAN 20 MPH NOT INCLUDED...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.

.TUESDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHWEST 20 TO 30 MPH.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...STRONG WINDS TUESDAY...

.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH
BECOMING WEST DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 25 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...WEST 25 TO 40 MPH.

.TUESDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS. SNOW LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION 6 INCHES.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...WEST 25 TO 35 MPH
BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 45 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

.OUTLOOK WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
WEDNESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
THURSDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH.
FRIDAY...SNOW LIKELY. SUMMIT WINDS SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

$$
NTS JUN 15


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