Recreational Report
Issued by NWS Fairbanks, AK

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SXAK49 PAFG 070233
RECAFG
AKZ225-072145-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
633 PM AKDT WED MAY 6 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...LOW PRESSURE WILL BUILD WEST AND NORTH OF THE
MOUNTAIN OVERNIGHT AND TOMORROW. MEANWHILE...A WEAK LOW PRESSURE
SYSTEM WILL MOVE TO SOUTH OF THE MOUNTAIN THURSDAY NIGHT.

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

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDS.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND ZERO.

.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 FOOT.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...INCREASING CLOUDS.
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTHEAST AROUND 20
MPH.

.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. ACCUMULATION AROUND 1 FOOT.
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 BELOW.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...SOUTH AROUND 30 MPH.

.OUTLOOK FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY...SNOW LIKELY FRIDAY THROUGH
SUNDAY. WINDS LESS THAN 20 MPH SOUTHEAST THURSDAY NIGHT...THEN
SOUTH 30 TO 40 MPH FRIDAY INCREASING TO 50 TO 60 MPH FRIDAY NIGHT
AND SATURDAY 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT.

$$
ET MAY 15


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