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 Fri Feb 23 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.Today...Cloudy in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. A
50 percent chance of snow showers. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow
showers. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west around 15 mph
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   40     25     47     29     52
Indian Garden   31     17     38     18     41
Near Rim        29     16     35     15     39

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Grand Canyon Rim-

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM MST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.Today...Cloudy with snow showers in the morning...mostly cloudy
with a chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Snow accumulation
of 2 to 4 inches. Near steady temperature in the mid 20s. West
winds around 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the
evening...a slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Light
winds. Chance of snow 30 percent.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Light winds becoming west around 15 mph
in the afternoon.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    27      7     33      8     38
North Rim    24     11     30     13     35

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Fri Feb 23 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front and upper level low will bring numerous
showers and low snow levels to northwest Arizona later tonight and
across portions of northern and central Arizona during the day
Friday. Dry and slightly warmer weather is on tap from Saturday
through Monday. A wetter storm system may arrive Tuesday.

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.Friday...Cloudy, breezy. Snow showers likely this morning, then
snow showers early this afternoon. A chance of snow showers late
this afternoon. Snow accumulation of 2 to 3 inches. Chance of
snow 80 percent.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill around -32.
.Friday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in
the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of snow showers
after midnight. Chance of snow 40 percent.  Minimum ridge-top
wind chill around -26.
.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night...Mostly clear.  Minimum ridge-top wind chill
around -26.
.Sunday...Sunny.

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

                       Fri  Fri night  Sat  Sat night  Sun


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)    5 F   -4 F   11 F    3 F   18 F
       Wind mph        SW 43  NW 21  NW 37  W 44   NW 29
       Min wind chill  -32F   -26F   -17F   -26F   -9 F

10000 FT               15 F    9 F   22 F    9 F   25 F

7500 FT                27 F   10 F   34 F   12 F   36 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...

.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly clear.
.Monday Night...Mostly clear. Breezy.
.Tuesday...Mostly sunny. Breezy. A chance of snow showers.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
.Wednesday and Wednesday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow
showers.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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