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Severe Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain for the South-Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms capable of very large hail, damaging wind, and a couple of tornadoes will be possible Monday afternoon into the night from portions of the central and southern High Plains into southwest Texas. A heavy rain event with flooding is expected in the southern Plains into western Arkansas through the end of the week. Read More >

 
Situational Awareness Climbing Forecast Observations

 

 


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Denali Recreational Forecast
National Weather Service Fairbanks AK
534 PM AKDT Sun May 16 2021

The forecast for the lower elevations of Denali Park can be
found online at https://www.weather.gov/afg/denaliNPcurrent.
Additional information, including flying weather, can be
found online at https://www.weather.gov/afg/denaliclimbing.

Altitude Forecast...
Wind speeds 14 thousand feet and above are free air.
Wind gusts are not included.
Temperatures are in Fahrenheit.

.SYNOPSIS...
Winds will shift to southwest on Sunday afternoon and increase
Monday above 14 thousand feet. This system is weak however, and
snow will be mostly below 10 thousand feet. Expect a short window
of improved conditions on Monday before a much stronger system
arrives on Tuesday.

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.FORECAST FOR 7000 FOOT BASE CAMP...
Winds less than 15 mph are not included.

.TONIGHT...Snow. Lows around 15. Chance of snow 80 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs around 30.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 15.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 14000 FEET...
Winds less than 15 mph are not included.

.TONIGHT...Snow. Lows around 5 below. Southwest winds around
15 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs near zero. Southwest winds around
20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows around 5 below. Southwest
winds around 20 mph.

&&

.FORECAST FOR 17000 FEET TO SUMMIT...
Winds less than 15 mph are not included.

.TONIGHT...Snow. Lows 15 below to 30 below zero. Southwest winds
15 to 25 mph. Chance of snow 80 percent.
.MONDAY...Partly sunny. Highs 5 below to 20 below zero. West
winds around 20 mph.
.MONDAY NIGHT...Mostly cloudy. Lows 15 below to 30 below zero.
Southwest winds around 20 mph.

&&

.OUTLOOK TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...
A strong system approaching from the west will cause increased SW
and S winds and warmer temperatures from 14 thousand feet to the
summit beginning Tuesday and persisting through Thursday.
Significant snowfall is also expected below 10 thousand feet.

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May 21