Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Sun May 20 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy.
Light winds becoming southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   89     61     88     65     84
Indian Garden   76     48     73     52     71
Near Rim        74     48     71     52     70

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly cloudy.
Light winds becoming southwest around 15 mph in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy. South winds 15 to 20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    73     35     70     38     68
North Rim    67     42     66     46     63

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
332 AM MST Sun May 20 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong but mainly dry weather system will approach
northern Arizona today and move across the area on Monday and
Tuesday. Look for gusty afternoon south to southwest winds each
day, strongest on Monday. Limited moisture will result in a
slight chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms over portions
of the area. From Wednesday onward, expect the usual afternoon
spring breezes with temperatures warming to above normal levels.


.Sunday...Sunny.
.Sunday Night...Mostly clear.
.Monday...Partly sunny. Windy.
.Monday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Tuesday...Sunny.

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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.

                       Sun  Sun night  Mon  Mon night  Tue


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   34 F   33 F   32 F   27 F   29 F
       Wind mph        SW 14  S 30   S 30   S 36   S 19
       Min wind chill  17 F   18 F   16 F   12 F   12 F

10000 FT               55 F   38 F   53 F   39 F   52 F

7500 FT                71 F   38 F   69 F   40 F   67 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...

.Tuesday Night and Wednesday... Clear.
.Wednesday Night and Thursday... Clear.
.Thursday Night... Clear.
.Friday and Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Sunny.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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