Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
405 AM MDT WED SEP 17 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY...AS PACIFIC MOISTURE EMBEDDED WITHIN THE WESTERLY FLOW WILL
ADD SOME CLOUDS TO THE SKIES TODAY...WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS THE COWBOY STATE THIS MORNING. OTHERWISE...
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES AND WARM TEMPERATURES WILL PREVAIL TODAY...WITH
FEW AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE ACROSS WESTERN WYOMING.
PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES WILL THEN BE THE RULE TONIGHT...WITH WIDELY
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY.

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LIGHTNING THREAT FORECAST:
TODAY:    MODERATE
TONIGHT:  LOW
TOMORROW: HIGH
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TODAY`S SKY FORECAST (HEIGHT ABOVE JACKSON AIRPORT)
NOTE: GRAND TETON SUMMIT IS 7300 FT ABOVE THE AIRPORT.
FEW=MOSTLY CLEAR/SCT=PARTLY CLOUDY/BKN=MOSTLY CLOUDY/OVC=OVERCAST
1200 AM TO 0700 AM: SCT AT 11000 FT.
0700 AM TO 0200 PM: FEW AT 11000 FT.
0200 PM TO 0500 PM: SCT AT 10000 FT. SCT AT 14000 FT.
0500 PM TO 0830 PM: BKN AT 10000 FT.
0830 PM TO 1100 PM: SCT AT 10000 FT. BKN AT 14000 FT.
1100 PM TO 1200 AM: SCT AT 11000 FT.
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FORECASTS FOR SELECT LOCATIONS:
                       WED|   WED|   THU|   THU|   FRI|
                          | NIGHT|      | NIGHT|      |
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MOOSE                   78|    42|    76|    42|    69| TEMP(F)
6460 FT              SW  6|  N  4|  S  8|  S  6| SW  4| WIND(MPH)
                       20%|   10%|   40%|   30%|   30%| PRECIP(%)
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JENNY LAKE              75|    42|    73|    42|    65| TEMP(F)
6800 FT              SW  7|  W  7|  S 10| SW  6| SW  4| WIND(MPH)
                       20%|   20%|   50%|   40%|   30%| PRECIP(%)
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COLTER BAY              76|    42|    73|    43|    66| TEMP(F)
6800 FT               S  4|  N  4|  S  8|  S  6|  S  5| WIND(MPH)
                       20%|   10%|   50%|   30%|   30%| PRECIP(%)
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BERRY CREEK PC          68|    45|    64|    43|    57| TEMP(F)
7600 FT              SW  8| SW  9| SW 12| SW 10| SW  8| WIND(MPH)
                       20%|   20%|   60%|   40%|   40%| PRECIP(%)
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DEATH CANYON PC         66|    43|    63|    43|    56| TEMP(F)
7800 FT              SW  9| SW  9| SW 13| SW  8| SW  7| WIND(MPH)
                       30%|   20%|   70%|   50%|   40%| PRECIP(%)
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LOWER SADDLE            48|    39|    47|    35|    39| TEMP(F)
11600 FT              W 14| SW 13| SW 17| SW 14|  W 10| WIND(MPH)
                       30%|   30%|   70%|   60%|   50%| PRECIP(%)
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GRAND TETON SUMMIT      40|    31|    39|    27|    31| TEMP(F)
13770 FT              W 15| SW 13| SW 19| SW 15|  W 12| WIND(MPH)
                       30%|   30%|   80%|   60%|   50%| PRECIP(%)
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THIS PRODUCT IS ISSUED AROUND 3 AM DAILY. FOR THE MOST UP-TO-DATE
INFORMATION CALL 1-800-211-1448 OR VISIT WWW.WEATHER.GOV/RIVERTON

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