Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE EVENING...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
4200 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...A
CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH.
SNOW LEVEL 3200 FEET. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
60 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   35     47     28     41     18     39
INDIAN GARDEN   30     37      8     28      2     26
NEAR RIM        29     35      7     28      2     24

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

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM MST TUESDAY...

.TONIGHT...WINDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...SNOW LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
OF 2 TO 4 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
SOUTH 20 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...WINDY...SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION
OF 3 TO 6 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO
15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. LIGHT WINDS.
.TUESDAY...COLDER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    30     36      7     27      2     25
NORTH RIM    26     28      5     23      0     21

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST SUN JAN 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS...ANOTHER WINTER STORM WILL IMPACT NORTHERN ARIZONA
TODAY THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT WITH ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS ABOVE THE 6000 FOOT LEVEL, WITH LIGHTER AMOUNTS DOWN
TO 5000 FEET. EXPECT HAZARDOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS DUE TO SNOW AND
BLOWING SNOW. EXPECT PRECIPITATION TO WIND DOWN TUESDAY WITH VERY
COLD TEMPERATURES THROUGH THURSDAY.

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.SUNDAY NIGHT...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 5 INCHES.
.MONDAY...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. AREAS OF BLOWING
SNOW. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 9 INCHES.
.MONDAY NIGHT...SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 4
INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF
SNOW 30 PERCENT.   MINIMUM RIDGE-TOP WIND CHILL AROUND -23.

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

                     SUN NIGHT  MON  MON NIGHT  TUE


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   15 F   10 F    0 F    1 F
       WIND MPH        SW 70  SW 66  W 24   W 17
       MIN WIND CHILL  -14F   -25F   -23F   -23F

10000 FT               20 F   21 F    5 F   15 F

7500 FT                28 F   31 F   13 F   26 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...

.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT... CLEAR.
.SUNDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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