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 TUE JAN 17 2017

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LIGHT
WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...COOLER. RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...RAIN
AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY AND SNOW IN THE
EVENING...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   41     59     45     49     36     47
INDIAN GARDEN   29     50     38     40     29     37
NEAR RIM        28     49     35     39     28     35

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

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT WINDS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND
15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING...MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...COLDER. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...SNOW IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW IN THE EVENING...SNOW LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...A CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    20     48     31     38     27     35
NORTH RIM    23     44     30     34     24     31

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST TUE JAN 17 2017

.SYNOPSIS...SCATTERED LIGHT SHOWER ACTIVITY WILL PERSIST
TODAY ACROSS EASTERN ARIZONA. OTHERWISE LOOK FOR MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES
AND SOME PATCHY FOG. WARMER WEATHER IS FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY. A
PERIOD OF COLD AND WET WEATHER WILL ARRIVE STARTING THURSDAY, WITH
SEVERAL DISTURBANCES DELIVERING WINTER WEATHER THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY.
STAY TUNED TO THE FORECAST AS THERE IS POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY SNOW
ACCUMULATION IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

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.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.WEDNESDAY...SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
CLOUDY WITH SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2
TO 4 INCHES. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.

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HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURE FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.
RIDGE-TOP WINDS AND WINDCHILL INCLUDED FOR 12000 FT.

                     TUE NIGHT  WED  WED NIGHT  THU


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   16 F   27 F   23 F   21 F
       WIND MPH        N 10   NW 15  W 28   SW 38
       MIN WIND CHILL  4  F   7  F   3  F   -14F

10000 FT               17 F   34 F   23 F   27 F

7500 FT                21 F   46 F   29 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
RIDGETOP 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 AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY...SNOW.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... CLOUDY...WINDY...SNOW.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...WINDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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