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

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Partly cloudy with a slight chance of
showers in the evening...mostly cloudy with a chance of showers
and snow showers after midnight. Chance of precipitation
40 percent.
.FRIDAY...Much cooler. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
showers and snow showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   48     77     49     79     51     61
Indian Garden   39     64     41     69     43     49
Near Rim        36     61     38     66     42     46

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly clear. Northwest winds around 15 mph in the
evening becoming light.
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly sunny. Northeast winds around 15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.THURSDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming
partly cloudy.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...Windy. Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers in
the evening...a chance of snow showers after midnight. Chance of
precipitation 40 percent.
.FRIDAY...Much colder. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of
snow showers.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    25     58     26     63     31     43
North Rim    30     57     32     62     35     41

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

.SYNOPSIS...A low pressure center will shift east into New Mexico
this afternoon with decreasing shower and thunderstorm activity over
northern Arizona. Gusty northerly winds will develop this afternoon
and continue into early Wednesday. Another system will move into
northern Arizona from the northwest late Thursday through
Saturday bringing strong southwesterly winds and showers.


.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear. Breezy.
.Wednesday...Sunny, windy.
.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 night  Wed  Wed night  Thu


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   16 F   28 F   30 F   30 F
       Wind mph        N 36   N 34   NW 17  W 42
       Min wind chill  -4 F   2  F   17 F   1  F

10000 FT               23 F   42 F   25 F   45 F

7500 FT                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 and Friday...Mostly cloudy. Windy. A chance of
rain showers in the evening, then a chance of snow showers.
.Friday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
.Saturday...Partly sunny. A chance of showers.
.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Sunday...Sunny.
.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly clear.
.Monday Night...Partly cloudy. Breezy.
.Tuesday...Mostly sunny. A chance of showers. Snow level
7500 feet.

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