Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 031235
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AKZ225-040745-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
435 AM AKDT SUN MAY 3 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...WEAK HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE MOUNTAIN WITH
WEAK THERMAL TROUGH NORTH OF THE ALASKA RANGE. THERMAL TROUGH WILL
STRENGTHEN THROUGH MID WEEK.

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

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 BELOW.

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO
45 MPH BECOMING SOUTH AT 20 TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH AT 15 TO 30
MPH.

.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH AT 15 TO 25 MPH
BECOMING SOUTHEAST.

.OUTLOOK TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...WINDS DIMINISHING TUESDAY
WITH BETTER CHANCES OF AFTERNOON SHOWERS DEVELOPING IN THE
INTERIOR. WINDS INCREASE AGAIN ON THURSDAY FROM THE SOUTH AT 25 TO
35 MPH.

$$
SDB MAY 15



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