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 Wed May 24 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY...

.Today...Sunny. Light winds becoming west 15 to 20 mph with gusts
to around 35 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph. Gusts up
to 40 mph in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Not as hot. Mostly sunny. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph. Gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.FRIDAY... Sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch  100     68     95     64     90
Indian Garden   88     56     82     52     78
Near Rim        85     56     79     51     75

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Grand Canyon Rim-

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM MST THURSDAY...

.Today...Sunny. Areas of smoke in the morning. Light winds
becoming west 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Breezy. Partly cloudy. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Gusts up to 40 mph in the evening.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Gusts up to 40 mph in the afternoon.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Breezy. Mostly clear.
.FRIDAY... Sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    83     42     77     39     71
North Rim    80     50     74     46     70

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Wed May 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Expect dry, breezy and warm conditions on Wednesday.
Low pressure over the western United States will bring windy and
cooler conditions to northern Arizona from Thursday through
Friday. Lighter winds are forecast for the weekend as high
pressure builds in from the west.

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.Wednesday...Sunny, breezy.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Windy.
.Thursday...Sunny, windy.
.Thursday Night... Clear, windy.
.Friday...Sunny, breezy.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                       Wed  Wed night  Thu  Thu night  Fri


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   40 F   37 F   35 F   35 F   37 F
       Wind mph        W 21   W 37   SW 37  SW 25  SW 30
       Min wind chill  28 F   22 F   19 F   22 F   18 F

10000 FT               64 F   43 F   58 F   38 F   54 F

7500 FT                78 F   49 F   72 F   44 F   68 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
ridge-top winds downwind of the ridgeline and weaker on the upwind
side. Forecast elevations listed above are approximate.

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.Extended forecast...

.Friday Night and Saturday... Clear.
.Saturday Night...Mostly clear.
.Sunday and Sunday Night...Mostly clear.
.Memorial Day...Sunny.
.Monday Night...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday...Mostly sunny.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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