Mount McKinley Recreational Forecast


SXAK49 PAFG 300139
RECAFG
AKZ225-302045-

MOUNT MCKINLEY RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FAIRBANKS AK
539 PM AKDT FRI MAY 29 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...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL OVER THE MOUNTAIN
INTO SUNDAY MORNING...THEN A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE SOUTH AND EAST
OF THE MOUNTAIN WILL BUILD TO THE WEST STRENGTHENING THE NORTH TO
SOUTH PRESSURE GRADIENT ACROSS THE MOUNTAIN.

...7 THOUSAND FEET TO 14 THOUSAND FEET...
...WINDS LESS THAN 20 MPH NOT INCLUDED...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR.
LOW AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 15 ABOVE.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY.
HIGH AT 14 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 20 ABOVE.

...ABOVE 14 THOUSAND FEET...
.FRIDAY NIGHT...
LOW AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 5 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
HIGH AT 17 THOUSAND FEET...AROUND 10 ABOVE.
WINDS FROM 17 THOUSAND FEET TO THE SUMMIT...NORTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
.OUTLOOK SUNDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. SUMMIT WINDS NORTH 15 TO 30 MPH.

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CCC MAY 15