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RECREATIONAL FORECAST FOR GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

GRAND CANYON BACKCOUNTRY-
INCLUDING...PHANTOM RANCH...INDIAN GARDEN

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
SNOW SHOWERS.


                  TEMPERATURE

               LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
PHANTOM RANCH   22     53     24     52     25     52
INDIAN GARDEN   18     46     20     45     22     45
NEAR RIM        14     39     15     37     17     36

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GRAND CANYON RIM-
INCLUDING...SOUTH RIM...NORTH RIM

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING
SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. A 10 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.


                  TEMPERATURE

            LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH   LOW    HIGH
SOUTH RIM    12     38     14     36     16     35
NORTH RIM    12     36     14     33     15     32

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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AZZ402-000000-

SAN FRANCISCO PEAKS RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FLAGSTAFF AZ
330 PM MST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS...COLD AND DRY CONDITIONS WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MONDAY. WIND SPEEDS WILL TREND HIGHER ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY
AHEAD OF A POTENTIALLY SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM EXPECTED TO MOVE
ACROSS THE SOUTHWEST REGION FROM TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY. THE MOST
LIKELY TRACK OF THIS STORM WILL BRING AREAS OF RAIN AND SNOW TO OUR
AREA WITH THE PEAK INTENSITY FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
SNOW AMOUNTS ARE TOO UNCERTAIN TO MENTION AT THIS TIME.


.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.MONDAY...SUNNY.

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HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURE FORECASTS FOR SELECTED LOCATIONS.
RIDGE-TOP WINDS AND WINDCHILL INCLUDED FOR 12000 FT.

                       SAT    SUN    SUN    MON
                       NIGHT         NIGHT

12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   18 F   19 F   17 F   22 F
       WIND MPH        NW 26  NW 35  NW 48  NW 59
       MIN WIND CHILL  -1 F   -2 F   -7 F   -7 F

10000 FT                9 F   28 F   11 F   26 F

7500 FT                11 F   38 F   15 F   38 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
RIDGETOP WINDS DOWNWIND OF THE RIDGELINE AND WEAKER ON THE UPWIND
SIDE. FORECAST ELEVATIONS LISTED ABOVE ARE APPROXIMATE.

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.EXTENDED FORECAST...

.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
.TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY.
.NEW YEARS DAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS.
.FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.

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WEATHER.GOV/FLAGSTAFF

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