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 SAT APR 30 2016

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

.TODAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT
WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 40 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

               HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   62     49     64     48     70
INDIAN GARDEN   55     44     56     42     63
NEAR RIM        50     39     51     37     58

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

.TODAY...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE MORNING...RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS.
.TONIGHT...RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.


               TEMPERATURE

            HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    48     35     50     34     56
NORTH RIM    41     33     43     33     49

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 AM MST SAT APR 30 2016

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT COOLER TEMPERATURES WITH OFF AND ON SHOWERS
THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND ON INTO MONDAY. A WEAK HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE
WILL MOVE IN ON TUESDAY BRINGING A MUCH NEEDED WARM UP TO OUR
TEMPERATURES AND A BREAK IN THE SHOWER ACTIVITY THROUGH THURSDAY.
ANOTHER PERIOD OF UNSEASONABLY COLD AND WET WEATHER WILL ARRIVE ON
FRIDAY AND LAST INTO NEXT WEEKEND.


.SATURDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS EARLY THIS
MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. SNOW
SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 8000 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80
PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY WITH SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70
PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING... THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVEL 9000 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.

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

                       SAT  SAT NIGHT  SUN  SUN NIGHT  MON


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   19 F   17 F   22 F   22 F   24 F
       WIND MPH        S 13   E 12   NW 17  W  4   SW  7
       MIN WIND CHILL  1  F   2  F   1  F   12 F   12 F

10000 FT               31 F   24 F   31 F   25 F   37 F

7500 FT                47 F   33 F   47 F   33 F   54 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...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN CLEARING. A
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 9500 FEET.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY...BREEZY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW
LEVEL 9500 FEET.

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