Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14
000
SXUS45 KFGZ 242230
RECFGZ
AZZ401-000000-

RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE
EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
.FRIDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MUCH COOLER. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

PHANTOM RANCH   57     87     61     62     46     75
INDIAN GARDEN   54     79     57     57     43     66
NEAR RIM        35     67     43     48     28     54

--------------------------------------------------------------------

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MST FRIDAY...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.FRIDAY...WINDY. PARTLY CLOUDY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH...
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...WINDY. MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE EVENING...SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS
20 TO 30 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. MUCH COOLER. SNOW SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...NOT AS COOL. PARTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

SOUTH RIM    30     67     40     46     25     54
NORTH RIM    30     55     37     39     24     42

--------------------------------------------------------------------

WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

$$
=

AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU APR 24 2014

.SYNOPSIS...
EXPECT FAIR WEATHER TODAY AND TONIGHT. ON FRIDAY...WINDY CONDITIONS
RETURN AS A STRONG LATE SEASON STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES THE STATE.
THE BULK OF THE STORM WILL MOVE THROUGH NORTHERN ARIZONA ON EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SATURDAY EVENING WITH STRONG WINDS
AND WIDESPREAD RAIN AND SNOW...WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS.
EXPECT CLEARING FROM WEST TO EAST EARLY ON SUNDAY WITH FAIR
WEATHER THROUGH AT LEAST NEXT WEDNESDAY.


.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. WINDY.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION NEAR
100 PERCENT.   MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -18.

--------------------------------------------------------------------

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

                       THU    FRI    FRI    SAT
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   30 F   31 F   19 F   17 F
       WIND MPH        SW 17  SW 35  SW 54  SW 48
       MIN WIND CHILL  17 F   9  F   -5 F   -18F

10000 FT               29 F   41 F   27 F   27 F

7500 FT                30 F   65 F   37 F   41 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.

--------------------------------------------------------------------

.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT... CLEAR.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

--------------------------------------------------------------------

WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

$$
=



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.