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Extreme Fire Weather Conditions in the Desert Southwest on Thursday

Strong winds, low relative humidity, and dry ground conditions increase the threat for wildfire activity in the Desert Southwest, Great Basin, Central/Southern High Plains and Southeast on Thursday. The greatest concern is in New Mexico and Arizona, where winds of 30 to 40 mph (with gusts up to 50 to 60 mph) and an extremely dry air mass will fuel Extreme-level fire weather conditions. Read More >

Current conditions at

Grand Canyon National Park Airport (KGCN)

Lat: 35.94582°NLon: 112.15538°WElev: 6598ft.

Fair

55°F

13°C

Humidity 10%
Wind Speed SSW 23 G 29 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in
Dewpoint 0°F (-18°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 19 Apr 10:20 am MST
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles NNE Phantom Ranch AZ

Wind Advisory April 19, 11:00am until April 19, 08:00pm
Red Flag Warning April 19, 11:00am until April 19, 08:00pm
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Wind Advisory
Red Flag Warning
  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    Low: 34 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain showers after 3pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 49 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 10 percent chance of showers before 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 71 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Windy, with a south southwest wind 21 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 49 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 9 to 14 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Friday
A chance of snow showers before noon, then a chance of rain and snow showers between noon and 3pm, then a chance of rain showers after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 49. Southwest wind 8 to 16 mph becoming north northwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. Little or no snow accumulation expected.
Friday Night
A 10 percent chance of showers before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 64. North northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles NNE Phantom Ranch AZ
 36.36°N 111.99°W (Elev. 6821 ft)
2:36 am MST Apr 19, 2018
10am MST Apr 19, 2018-6pm MST Apr 25, 2018
 
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