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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Thu May 24 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Clear. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Light winds becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.SATURDAY...Not as warm. Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   97     62     97     62     87
Indian Garden   84     50     84     52     76
Near Rim        82     52     83     54     74

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Clear. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Sunny. Light winds becoming southwest 15 to 20 mph with
gusts to around 35 mph in the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear.
.SATURDAY...Breezy, cooler. Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    78     35     79     38     73
North Rim    77     45     78     46     69

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
332 AM MST Thu May 24 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A weak ridge of high pressure building over the desert
southwest will bring above normal temperatures and breezy
afternoon winds through Friday. Increasing southwest winds are
expected Saturday as another strong area of low pressure moves
across California and Nevada. Weaker winds and warming
temperatures are expected Sunday into early next week.


.Thursday...Sunny.
.Thursday Night... Clear.
.Friday...Sunny, breezy.
.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Sunny, windy.

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

                       Thu  Thu night  Fri  Fri night  Sat


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   38 F   37 F   39 F   39 F   38 F
       Wind mph        S 11   S 18   SW 26  SW 44  SW 39
       Min wind chill  25 F   29 F   26 F   24 F   13 F

10000 FT               62 F   40 F   62 F   40 F   55 F

7500 FT                75 F   40 F   75 F   42 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...

.Saturday Night... Clear.
.Sunday and Sunday Night...Mostly clear.
.Memorial Day and Monday Night...Mostly clear.
.Tuesday and Tuesday Night...Mostly clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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