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 Mon May 21 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly cloudy. South winds around 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of rain showers
after midnight. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms. South winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.WEDNESDAY... Sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   87     64     83     63     89
Indian Garden   75     52     72     50     77
Near Rim        73     53     70     51     75

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly cloudy. South winds around 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms. South winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.WEDNESDAY... Sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    71     37     69     35     73
North Rim    67     46     64     44     68

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
332 AM MST Mon May 21 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong but mainly dry weather system will move
across the area today and Tuesday. Look for gusty afternoon south
to southwest winds each day, strongest today. 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.


.Monday...Partly sunny. Breezy.
.Monday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Tuesday...Sunny.
.Tuesday Night... Clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny.

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

                       Mon  Mon night  Tue  Tue night  Wed


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   31 F   27 F   29 F   28 F   34 F
       Wind mph        S 30   S 33   S 23   SW 22  SW 11
       Min wind chill  15 F   11 F   10 F   13 F   17 F

10000 FT               54 F   38 F   51 F   39 F   56 F

7500 FT                69 F   39 F   66 F   38 F   70 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...

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

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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