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 FRI FEB 27 2015

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

.TONIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH
GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...BREEZY. RAIN SHOWERS. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LITTLE OR NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVEL 5600 FEET. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH
WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... RAIN.
.MONDAY... RAIN.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   48     61     44     58     44     54
INDIAN GARDEN   41     53     39     50     39     46
NEAR RIM        35     40     37     38     31     35

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

.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. SNOW ACCUMULATION AROUND
1 INCH. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...WINDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS.
SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2 INCHES. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...WINDY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
AROUND 1 INCH. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURE IN THE MID 30S. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH...DIMINISHING TO 15 TO
20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW
60 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SNOW. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MONDAY...RAIN IN THE MORNING. SNOW.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    31     38     33     36     26     33
NORTH RIM    33     35     33     32     28     30

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS...
A STRONG PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM WILL BRING PERIODS OF RAIN AND SNOW TO
NORTHERN ARIZONA TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY OR WEDNESDAY OF NEXT WEEK.

&&

.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
EARLY THIS EVENING. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THIS EVENING...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 2
INCHES. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY...RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. CLOUDY WITH SNOW
SHOWERS. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY WITH A 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 1 TO 3 INCHES.
.SUNDAY...A NEAR 100 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION
OF 3 TO 5 INCHES.

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

                       FRI    SAT    SAT    SUN
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   13 F   18 F   11 F   19 F
       WIND MPH        SW 41  SW 65  SW 51  SW 47
       MIN WIND CHILL  -11F   -13F   -15F   -7 F

10000 FT               24 F   27 F   23 F   26 F

7500 FT                33 F   36 F   33 F   37 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...

.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY... CLOUDY...RAIN...SNOW.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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