Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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AKZ225-062015-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
504 PM AKDT TUE MAY 5 2015

THE FORECAST FOR THE LOWER ELEVATIONS OF DENALI PARK IS
COVERED BY THE DENALI ZONE FORECAST FOUND ONLINE AT
HTTP://PAFG.ARH.NOAA.GOV/ZONEFCST.PHP?ZONE=AKZ225
(ALL LOWER CASE EXCEPT AKZ225)
FLYING WEATHER FOR DENALI IS AT
HTTP://AAWU.ARH.NOAA.GOV/DENALI.PHP (ALL LOWER CASE)

ALTITUDE FORECAST...
WIND SPEEDS ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET ARE FREE AIR.
TEMPERATURES ARE FAHRENHEIT.

SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE ALASKA RANGE
WHILE A THERMAL TROUGH OVER THE INTERIOR STRENGTHENS THROUGH
THURSDAY.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WIND SPEEDS LESS THAN 20 MPH ARE NOT INCLUDED...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.

.WEDNESDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTH TO 20 MPH
BECOMING EAST TO 15 MPH IN THE MORNING...THEN SOUTH TO 20 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.

.OUTLOOK THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...THURSDAY SOUTHEAST WINDS
15 TO 30 MPH INCREASING THROUGH THE DAY AND BECOMING SOUTH 25 TO
45 MPH BY EVENING. SOUTH WINDS THURSDAY NIGHT 25 TO 45 MPH.
FRIDAY SOUTH WINDS DECREASING TO 15 TO 30 MPH. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15
TO 30 MPH ON SATURDAY. SNOW LIKELY THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

$$
CCC MAY 15



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