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Recreational Forecast for Grand Canyon National Park
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
330 PM MST Fri Dec 15 2017
Grand Canyon Backcountry-
.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of through the day.
Light winds. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming
partly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain and snow showers.
Light winds. 
.SUNDAY...Cooler. Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and a
slight chance of showers in the morning...a slight chance of
showers and snow showers in the afternoon. Chance of
precipitation 30 percent. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. 
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. 
                  TEMPERATURE         
               Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
Phantom Ranch   40     59     40     54     35     56
Indian Garden   32     52     32     43     26     50
Near Rim        34     49     34     42     28     48
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Grand Canyon Rim-
.Tonight...Mostly clear. Light winds. 
.SATURDAY...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of through the day.
Light winds becoming west around 15 mph in the afternoon. 
.SATURDAY NIGHT...Partly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers
in the evening...a chance of snow showers after midnight. Light
winds. Chance of snow 10 percent. 
.SUNDAY...Colder. Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers in the
morning...a slight chance of snow showers in the afternoon.
Chance of snow 30 percent. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...Mostly clear. 
.MONDAY...Mostly sunny. 
                  TEMPERATURE         
            Low    High   Low    High   Low    High
South Rim    21     48     21     42     15     46
North Rim    31     49     27     37     24     46
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San Francisco Peaks Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Flagstaff AZ
331 PM MST Fri Dec 15 2017
.SYNOPSIS...Temperatures will warm some today before a weather
system ushers in windy and colder weather later on Saturday
through Monday. Chances for rain and high elevation snow will also
develop, primarily on Sunday.
.Friday Night...Mostly clear.
.Saturday...Mostly sunny.
.Saturday Night...Partly cloudy with a chance of snow showers in
the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers
after midnight. Chance of snow 20 percent.
.Sunday...Partly sunny with a 40 percent chance of snow showers.
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High and low temperature forecasts for selected locations.
Ridge-top winds and windchill included for 12000 FT.
                     Fri night  Sat  Sat night  Sun  
                                                  
12000 FT (RIDGE-TOP)   30 F   28 F   13 F   10 F 
       Wind mph        W 15   SW 28  SW 31  S 16
       Min wind chill  17 F   2  F   -9 F   -11F   
10000 FT               31 F   41 F   24 F   25 F
7500 FT                23 F   46 F   22 F   34 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...
.Sunday Night and Monday...Mostly clear. A chance of snow
showers. 
.Monday Night...Mostly clear. 
.Tuesday...Sunny.
.Tuesday Night...Mostly clear. 
.Wednesday...Sunny, breezy.
.Wednesday Night...Mostly clear. Windy. A chance of snow showers
through the night. 
.Thursday...Sunny.
.Thursday Night...Partly cloudy. A chance of snow showers through
the night. 
.Friday...Sunny.
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