Expect mild and breezy conditions Monday with increasing high clouds
A weak storm system will bring cooler temperatures beginning Tuesday, with a chance of light showers Wednesday and Thursday. Fair and mild weather returns by late in the week. (Source NOAA) More »
Air Quality at Grand Canyon National Park
Most visitors who come to national parks expect clean air and clear views.
However, Grand Canyon National Park (NP), Arizona, world-renowned for its breathtakingly iconic views, lies downwind of polluted air from coal-fired power plants in the Four Corners region, nearby mining, and urban and industrial pollutants from Mexico and California.
How is air pollution is affecting Grand Canyon National Park, and what is the National Park Service doing about it? __ Learn more here...
The Grand Canyon National Park Webcam (left) offers a window into the sights, weather, air quality and seasonal changes that the park is experiencing.
The image on the right, is of the San Francisco Peaks about 60 miles southeast of the Grand Canyon, and just north of Flagstaff, Arizona. The San Francisco Peaks may be seen from both the North and South Rims of Grand Canyon National Park. This "live" shot comes from a video camera on the second floor of the Southwest Forest Science Complex on the campus of Northern Arizona University. The camera looks north over the city of Flagstaff. This camera records images during daylight hours only.
Did You Know?
The Grand Canyon is considered one of the natural wonders of the world largely because of its natural features. The exposed geologic strata, layer upon layer, rise over a mile above the river, representing one of the most complete records of geological history that can be seen anywhere in the world. More...