Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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DENALI RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
324 AM AKDT WED MAY 23 2018

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK CAN BE
FOUND ONLINE AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/AFG (ALL LOWER CASE).
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT:
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE).

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE IN FAHRENHEIT.

.SYNOPSIS...

HIGH PRESSURE TO THE SOUTHEAST OF THE MOUNTAIN WILL SLOWLY MOVE
OVER THE MOUNTAIN TODAY INTO THURSDAY. LIGHT WINDS TODAY INCREASE
FROM THE EAST TO NORTHEAST TO 40 MPH TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. A
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL PERSIST TO THE WEST AND NORTH.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 7000 FOOT BASE CAMP...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TODAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S. CHANCE OF
SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S. CHANCE
OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 INCHES.
.THURSDAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 30. CHANCE OF
SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 20S.
CHANCE OF SNOW 90 PERCENT.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 14000 FEET...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TODAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS AROUND 5. CHANCE OF SNOW
NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR ZERO. EAST WINDS
15 MPH TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION OF 6 INCHES.
.THURSDAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS NEAR ZERO. NORTHEAST
WINDS 15 MPH TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR ZERO. CHANCE
OF SNOW 90 PERCENT.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 17000 FEET TO SUMMIT...
WINDS LESS THAN 15 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED.

.TODAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 15 BELOW TO 25 BELOW
ZERO. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100 PERCENT.
.TONIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 20 BELOW TO 30 BELOW
ZERO. EAST WINDS 20 MPH TO 40 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100
PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 INCHES.
.THURSDAY...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 15 BELOW TO 30 BELOW
ZERO. NORTHEAST WINDS 20 MPH TO 40 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW NEAR 100
PERCENT.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...WIDESPREAD SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 20 BELOW TO
30 BELOW ZERO. EAST WINDS 15 MPH TO 30 MPH. CHANCE OF SNOW 90
PERCENT.

&&

.OUTLOOK FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...
NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS DIMINISH FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT AND
BECOME LIGHT BY SUNDAY. CHANCE FOR SNOW SHOWERS LINGERS THROUGH
SUNDAY.

&&

$$
MAY 18



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