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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1002 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

POINT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR TODAY...TONIGHT...AND SUNDAY.

THIS AN AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED PRODUCT THAT PROVIDES AVERAGE
VALUES FOR LARGE GEOGRAPHIC AREAS. FOR A MORE SITE-SPECIFIC
FORECAST...PLEASE VISIT WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD AND EITHER
(1) SELECT A LOCATION FROM THE DROP DOWN MENU ABOVE THE MAP OR...
(2) CLICK A LOCATION ON THE MAP.
YOU CAN REFINE YOUR SELECTION BY CLICKING ON THE MAP DISPLAYED
ON THE RESULTING PAGE.

CAZ096-302300-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000 FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500 FT/
1002 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY.
HIGHS 59 TO 69 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...43 TO 53 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 60 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. WINDY. LOWS 41 TO 49 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
24 TO 34 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 62 TO
72 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...46 TO 56 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 39 TO
48 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...23 TO 33 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.MONDAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS...SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. HIGHS 63 TO 73 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...48 TO 58 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 52 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...27 TO 37 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 65 TO 75 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...50 TO 60 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 61 TO 71 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...48 TO 58 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY. LOWS 41 TO 51 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...26 TO 36 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 54 TO 64 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...42 TO 52 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VLY             69  45  71   /     0   0  50
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         44  26  49   /     0   0  70
=

$$

CAZ096-302300-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500 FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500 FT/
1002 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. HIGHS 63 TO 68 AT
CEDAR GROVE...45 TO 50 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS 38 TO 48 AT CEDAR GROVE...
27 TO 32 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS
65 TO 74 AT CEDAR GROVE...47 TO 52 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 38 TO
48 AT CEDAR GROVE...28 TO 33 AT GRANT GROVE.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...
THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. HIGHS 68 TO 77 AT CEDAR GROVE...50 TO 55 AT GRANT GROVE.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 42 TO 52 AT CEDAR
GROVE...29 TO 37 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 69 TO 79 AT CEDAR GROVE...
50 TO 60 AT GRANT GROVE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 39 TO 49 AT CEDAR GROVE...29 TO 34 AT GRANT GROVE.
HIGHS 66 TO 76 AT CEDAR GROVE...48 TO 58 AT GRANT GROVE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 36 TO 45 AT CEDAR GROVE...26 TO 31 AT
GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 60 TO 70 AT CEDAR GROVE...44 TO 53 AT GRANT
GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-302300-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500 FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500 FT/
1002 AM PDT SAT APR 30 2016

.TODAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. HIGHS 66 TO 74 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...49 TO 57 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOWS 45 TO 53 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
31 TO 41 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SUNDAY...THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 71 TO
79 IN THE FOOTHILLS...52 TO 62 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SHOWERS IN
THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 46 TO 53 IN THE FOOTHILLS...32 TO 42 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 74 TO 82 IN THE FOOTHILLS...55 TO
65 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 47 TO 55 IN THE FOOTHILLS...35 TO 45 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. HIGHS 75 TO
85 IN THE FOOTHILLS...59 TO 69 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA. LOWS 47 TO 57 IN THE FOOTHILLS...35 TO 45 IN THE GIANT FOREST
AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS 64 TO 74 IN THE FOOTHILLS...47 TO 57 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 44 TO 53 IN THE FOOTHILLS...32 TO 42 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            75  50  81   /     0   0  30
LODGEPOLE                51  30  53   /     0   0  60
=

$$


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