Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 241354
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AKZ225-250900-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
554 AM AKDT SUN MAY 24 2015

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MONDAY AND
BRING STRONG WINDS OVER THE MOUNTAIN THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT. WEAK
LOW PRESSURE NORTH OF THE MOUNTAIN WILL MOVE NORTHEAST AND AWAY
MEANWHILE...STRONGER LOW PRESSURE WILL STAY FAR WEST OF THE
MOUNTAIN THIS WEEKEND AND MONDAY.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.SUNDAY...SNOW. 1 FOOT ACCUMULATION.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...10 ABOVE.
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW. 1 FOOT ACCUMULATION.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 25 MPH

.MONDAY...SNOW. 1 FOOT ACCUMULATION.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...5 ABOVE
WINDS AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...SOUTHEAST 30 MPH

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

...HIGH WIND WARNING THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.SUNDAY...SNOW. 1 FOOT ACCUMULATION.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 60 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW. 1 FOOT ACCUMULATION
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 BELOW
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 40 MPH

.MONDAY...
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...ZERO
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST 40 MPH

.OUTLOOK TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
SNOW LIKELY DURING THE PERIOD. SUMMIT WINDS DECREASING MONDAY NIGHT
AND THEN REMAINING LESS THAN 40 MPH.

$$
MAY 15


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