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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Mon May 21 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of rain
showers. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms. South winds around
15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY... Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.THURSDAY... Sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   60     84     56     88     57     93
Indian Garden   51     73     47     78     47     83
Near Rim        50     72     46     76     45     81

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Tonight...Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of rain
showers. Light winds.
.TUESDAY...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms in
the afternoon. South winds around 15 mph.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY... Sunny.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.THURSDAY... Sunny.


                  TEMPERATURE

            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    39     69     35     73     35     78
North Rim    44     64     41     68     41     74

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM 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, especially western
Coconino County. From Wednesday onward, expect the usual
afternoon spring breezes with temperatures warming to above normal
levels.


.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 night  Tue  Tue night  Wed


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   27 F   29 F   29 F   34 F
       Wind mph        S 34   S 20   SW 21  SW 12
       Min wind chill  11 F   12 F   15 F   17 F

10000 FT               37 F   52 F   35 F   56 F

7500 FT                39 F   67 F   36 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 and Saturday...Mostly clear.
.Saturday Night and Sunday...Mostly clear.
.Sunday Night and Memorial Day...Mostly clear.

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