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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Fri Feb 21 2020

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Rain showers likely and a chance of thunderstorms in
the morning...rain showers and a chance of thunderstorms in the
afternoon. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Rain showers likely, a chance of thunderstorms
and snow showers likely in the evening...rain and snow showers
likely after midnight. Little or no snow accumulation. Light
winds. Chance of precipitation 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers and a
slight chance of showers in the morning...sunny with a slight
chance of showers in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation
30 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   45     58     41     62     40     65
Indian Garden   41     52     39     55     38     56
Near Rim        37     47     34     48     29     50

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Light winds.
.SATURDAY...Rain showers, snow showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms in the morning...rain showers, snow showers and a
chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Little or no snow
accumulation. Light winds.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Snow showers likely and a chance of
thunderstorms in the evening...snow showers likely after
midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches. Southwest winds
around 15 mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Chance of
precipitation 70 percent.
.SUNDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in the
morning...sunny with a slight chance of showers and snow showers
in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
.SUNDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    30     46     27     47     23     50
North Rim    32     44     27     44     26     50

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
332 PM MST Fri Feb 21 2020

.SYNOPSIS...A storm system in the eastern Pacific will bring areas
of rain, high country snow and a few thunderstorms on Saturday and
Saturday night. Dry weather returns Sunday, lasting into next week.


.Friday Night...Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy late
this evening then becoming mostly cloudy.
.Saturday...Rain showers, snow showers and a chance of
thunderstorms. Snow accumulation up to 2 inches. Snow level 8000
feet. Chance of precipitation near 100 percent.
.Saturday Night...Mostly cloudy with snow showers and a chance
of thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly cloudy with snow
showers likely after midnight. Snow accumulation of 1 to 5
inches. Chance of precipitation 90 percent.
.Sunday...Partly sunny with a chance of snow showers in the
morning, then sunny with a chance of snow showers in the
afternoon. Breezy. Chance of snow 40 percent.

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

                     Fri night  Sat  Sat night  Sun


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   22 F   23 F    9 F   18 F
       Wind mph        S 23   SW 38  W 39   NW 42
       Min wind chill  3  F   -8 F   -17F   -7 F

10000 FT               29 F   35 F   22 F   33 F

7500 FT                34 F   46 F   30 F   46 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... Clear.
.Monday...Sunny.
.Monday Night... Clear.
.Tuesday and Tuesday Night... Clear.
.Wednesday and Wednesday Night... Clear.
.Thursday...Sunny.
.Thursday Night and Friday...Partly cloudy.

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