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 THU MAY 5 2016

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 35 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS
AROUND 15 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
40 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   55     76     51     69     54     71
INDIAN GARDEN   46     65     43     59     44     62
NEAR RIM        43     62     38     56     37     59

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

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM MST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 40 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 20 MPH. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF RAIN
AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT WINDS. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
30 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    36     58     32     52     32     55
NORTH RIM    37     54     32     48     31     51

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS...EXPECT DRY WEATHER AND GUSTY SOUTHERLY WINDS THROUGH
THIS EVENING...THEN ACROSS NAVAJO AND APACHE COUNTIES ON FRIDAY.
A LARGE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BRING COOL AND UNSETTLED CONDITIONS
FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT WITH RAIN AND HIGH
ELEVATION SNOW SHOWERS. WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED
NEXT WORK WEEK.


.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY.
.FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL 8500 FEET.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH.
SNOW LEVEL 7500 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.

                     THU NIGHT  FRI  FRI NIGHT  SAT


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   24 F   21 F   15 F   20 F
       WIND MPH        S 62   S 32   SW 18  SW 10
       MIN WIND CHILL  2  F   0  F   -1 F   -2 F

10000 FT               29 F   39 F   21 F   34 F

7500 FT                38 F   54 F   31 F   50 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...

.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS. A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
LEVEL 7500 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
8500 FEET.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. SNOW LEVEL
9500 FEET.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY...SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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