Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 030159
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AKZ225-032100-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
559 PM AKDT SAT MAY 2 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
TONIGHT. LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO SOUTHWEST ALASKA
TONIGHT...AND STALL TO THE SOUTHWEST OF THE MOUNTAIN ON
SUNDAY...BRINGING MORE CLOUDS TO THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS.

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

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 BELOW.

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.SATURDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 25 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...WEST WINDS TO 30 MPH.

.SUNDAY...INCREASING CLOUDS.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 20 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH BECOMING SOUTH.

.OUTLOOK MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE TO THE
SOUTHWEST OF THE MOUNTAIN SUNDAY NIGHT. MOIST SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL
BRING SNOW TO THE MOUNTAIN MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY. WINDS
SOUTH SOUTHWEST TO 30 TO 40 MPH ABOVE 17 THOUSAND FEET.

$$
NTS MAY 15


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