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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Tue Oct 17 2017

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   91     58     87     60     88
Indian Garden   81     50     77     52     76
Near Rim        79     51     73     53     74

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly cloudy. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of showers.
.THURSDAY...Partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    78     34     74     36     73
North Rim    75     42     70     44     71

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Tue Oct 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...Look for warm temperatures and dry conditions again
today with just a few higher level clouds sneaking across
northern Arizona. For Wednesday and Thursday a weak weather
disturbance will combine with increased moisture for partly to
mostly cloudy skies along with a few sprinkles over the higher
terrain. Another passing disturbance will produce breezy
conditions and cooler temperatures on Friday and Saturday.


.Tuesday...Sunny.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Mostly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy
with a 10 percent chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers
in the evening, then partly cloudy with a chance of
thunderstorms after midnight. Chance of precipitation 10
percent.
.Thursday...Mostly sunny with a 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms.

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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)   37 F   35 F   37 F   34 F   33 F
       Wind mph        SW  7  SW  7  W 11   SW 22  SW 28
       Min wind chill  28 F   29 F   25 F   21 F   19 F

10000 FT               62 F   37 F   58 F   38 F   57 F

7500 FT                73 F   36 F   70 F   38 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...

.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Friday...Mostly sunny. Windy.
.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night and Sunday... Clear.
.Sunday Night and Monday... Clear.

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