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Issued by NWS Flagstaff, AZ

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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 AM MST Tue May 22 2018

Grand Canyon Backcountry-

.Today...Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms.
Southwest winds around 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.THURSDAY... Sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

               High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   84     63     89     62     94
Indian Garden   74     47     79     49     84
Near Rim        72     48     77     49     82

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Grand Canyon Rim-

.Today...Mostly cloudy in the morning then becoming partly
cloudy. A 20 percent chance of thunderstorms. Southwest winds
around 15 mph.
.TONIGHT...Mostly clear. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY...Sunny. Light winds.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT... Clear.
.THURSDAY... Sunny.


               TEMPERATURE

            High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    69     33     74     35     79
North Rim    66     42     71     43     77

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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
332 AM MST Tue May 22 2018

.SYNOPSIS...A strong but mainly dry weather system will move
across the area today resulting in another round of gusty
afternoon south to southwest winds. Limited moisture will result
in a few showers and thunderstorms over portions of the area,
especially the northwest corner of Arizona. For Wednesday and
Thursday, expect the usual afternoon spring breezes with
temperatures warming to above normal levels. Winds increasing
again over the Memorial Day weekend.


.Tuesday...Mostly sunny. A 10 percent chance of thunderstorms in
the late morning and afternoon.
.Tuesday Night... Clear.
.Wednesday...Sunny.
.Wednesday Night... Clear.
.Thursday...Sunny.

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

                       Tue  Tue night  Wed  Wed night  Thu


12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   30 F   28 F   34 F   34 F   37 F
       Wind mph        SW 16  S 13   SW 12  S 12   S 17
       Min wind chill  13 F   14 F   18 F   24 F   24 F

10000 FT               53 F   37 F   57 F   37 F   62 F

7500 FT                67 F   37 F   70 F   38 F   75 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...

.Thursday Night and Friday... Clear.
.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Sunny, breezy.
.Saturday Night and Sunday...Mostly clear.
.Sunday Night and Memorial Day...Mostly clear.

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