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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Thu Apr 26 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms. Light winds becoming southwest around 15 mph in
the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening.
.SATURDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   92     68     90     62     89
Indian Garden   83     52     80     51     78
Near Rim        79     53     77     51     75

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Sunny. Light winds.
.TONIGHT...Partly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly
cloudy. Light winds.
.FRIDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 10 percent chance of
thunderstorms. Light winds becoming southwest around 15 mph in
the afternoon.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy.
.SATURDAY...Windy. Mostly sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    77     37     76     37     74
North Rim    75     44     73     45     71

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 AM MST Thu Apr 26 2018

.SYNOPSIS...Expect above normal temperatures and generally light
winds today and Thursday. Southwest winds begin to increase
Friday, along with a chance of showers and thunderstorms over far
eastern Arizona into Saturday. Windy, mainly dry and somewhat
cooler conditions are expected for the remainder of the weekend
and into early next week.


.Thursday...Sunny.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Friday...Partly sunny with a 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms. Snow level 12000 feet.
.Friday Night...Partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of
thunderstorms in the evening. Snow level 11500 feet.
.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)   37 F   34 F   33 F   30 F   31 F
       Wind mph        W  5   S  7   SW 11  SW 22  SW 28
       Min wind chill  26 F   27 F   23 F   16 F   14 F

10000 FT               60 F   41 F   56 F   39 F   55 F

7500 FT                74 F   39 F   71 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, windy.
.Sunday...Sunny, windy.
.Sunday Night...Mostly clear. Breezy.
.Monday...Mostly sunny. Breezy.
.Monday Night...Partly cloudy.
.Tuesday and Tuesday Night...Mostly cloudy. A chance of. A chance
of showers. Snow level 8500 feet.
.Wednesday...Partly sunny. A chance of showers. Snow level
8500 feet.

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weather.gov/flagstaff

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