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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Tue Mar 28 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph in the evening becoming light.
.WEDNESDAY...Warmer. Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   69     48     77     49     79
Indian Garden   57     39     64     41     69
Near Rim        54     36     61     38     66

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Partly cloudy. Northwest winds around 15 mph. Gusts up
to 30 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts
to around 30 mph in the evening becoming light.
.WEDNESDAY...Not as cool. Mostly sunny. North winds around
15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.THURSDAY...Breezy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    52     25     58     26     63
North Rim    49     30     57     32     62

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Tue Mar 28 2017

.SYNOPSIS...A low pressure center will move southeast across
Arizona through Tuesday with winds, clouds, showers and
thunderstorms. Drying conditions are expected Tuesday night. Fair
weather is expected Wednesday and early Thursday before another
system arrives late Thursday into Saturday.

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.Tuesday...Mostly sunny. A 20 percent chance of snow showers
this morning.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny, breezy.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Thursday...Sunny, windy.

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

                       Tue  Tue night  Wed  Wed night  Thu


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   17 F   18 F   26 F   27 F   29 F
       Wind mph        N 29   N 39   N 42   NW 21  W 40
       Min wind chill  -9 F   -3 F   2  F   13 F   8  F

10000 FT               33 F   23 F   42 F   25 F   45 F

7500 FT                49 F   29 F   57 F   29 F   61 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...

.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming
mostly cloudy. Very windy. A chance of rain showers through the
night. A chance of snow showers after midnight. Snow level
9500 feet.
.Friday...Partly sunny. Windy. A chance of snow showers.
.Friday Night and Saturday...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow
showers.
.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Sunday...Sunny.
.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly clear.

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