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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Patchy dense fog in the morning. Partly cloudy with a
30 percent chance of rain showers in the morning...mostly sunny
in the afternoon. West winds around 15 mph in the morning
becoming light.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   55     36     61     35     66
Indian Garden   48     30     54     30     59
Near Rim        42     24     48     26     54

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Patchy dense fog in the morning. Partly cloudy with a
30 percent chance of snow showers in the morning...mostly sunny
in the afternoon. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Not as cool. Mostly sunny. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.SUNDAY...Partly cloudy.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    42     16     49     19     56
North Rim    39     21     48     23     53

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Fri Jan 18 2019

.SYNOPSIS...A cold front will continue to bring rain and high
elevation snow to northern Arizona through Friday morning. In
addition, strong donwslope winds are forecast for areas
immediately north and east of the Mogollon Rim during the
morning hours. Dry weather can be expected over the weekend with
locally breezy north winds on Saturday. Daytime temperatures will
warm to above normal values. A mainly dry cold front will push
through the region early next week bringing gusty northerly winds
and cooler temperatures.


.Friday...Mostly sunny. A chance of snow showers and rain
showers early this morning, then a chance of snow showers late
this morning. Patchy dense fog this morning. Windy. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent.
.Friday Night... Clear.
.Saturday...Sunny.
.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Sunday...Mostly sunny.

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

                       Fri  Fri night  Sat  Sat night  Sun


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   19 F   23 F   32 F   33 F   34 F
       Wind mph        NW 56  N 48   N 27   NW 23  SW 34
       Min wind chill  -10F   0  F   11 F   20 F   17 F

10000 FT               28 F   20 F   39 F   23 F   46 F

7500 FT                41 F   20 F   48 F   21 F   55 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...

.Sunday Night...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming partly
cloudy. Breezy.
.Martin Luther King Jr Day...Mostly sunny. Windy.
.Monday Night...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday...Sunny, breezy.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny.
.Wednesday Night and Thursday...Mostly clear.

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