Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 041235
RECAFG
AKZ225-050745-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
435 AM AKDT MON MAY 4 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
WITH THE STRENGTHENING THERMAL TROUGH OVER THE INTERIOR.

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

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

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

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

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

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

.MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHEAST 10 TO 20
MPH.

.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...5 TO 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST WINDS
INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH.

.OUTLOOK WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...WINDS DIMINISH WEDNESDAY
MORNING TO AROUND 15 MPH THEN INCREASE WEDNESDAY EVENING TO SOUTH
AT 35 TO 50 MPH. THURSDAY MORNING THE WINDS WILL DIMINISH TO 25
TO 40 MPH FROM THE SOUTHWEST. WINDS INCREASE FRIDAY MORNING TO
SOUTH AT 50 TO 70 MPH.

$$
SDB MAY 15


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