Recreational Report
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
600 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

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.

CAZ096-090000-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000 FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500 FT/
600 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SNOW...RAIN. VERY WINDY. NOT AS COOL. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 6 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 42 TO 52 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...38 TO 44 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TONIGHT...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. LOWS 36 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...22 TO 32 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 50 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET.
HIGHS 45 TO 55 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...39 TO 45 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN
SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VERY WINDY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. LOWS 37 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...22 TO 32 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. WINDY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. HIGHS 44 TO 54 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...38 TO 44 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY.
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. LOWS 34 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...20 TO
30 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 46 TO 56 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...38 TO
47 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW THROUGH
THE DAY. HIGHS 50 TO 60 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...43 TO 51 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VLY             48  37  52   /   100  70  60
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         41  23  41   /   100  70  60
=

$$

CAZ096-090000-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500 FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500 FT/
600 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
VERY WINDY. NOT AS COLD. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS
AROUND 52 AT CEDAR GROVE...37 TO 42 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 31 TO 41 AT CEDAR GROVE...
22 TO 27 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS
54 TO 59 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 43 AT GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. CHANCE
OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WINDY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. LOWS 32 TO 42 AT CEDAR GROVE...23 TO 28 AT GRANT GROVE.
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 53 TO 58 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 43 AT GRANT
GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 32 TO
42 AT CEDAR GROVE...23 TO 28 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 53 TO 61 AT CEDAR
GROVE...38 TO 46 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 56 TO 65 AT CEDAR GROVE...41 TO 50 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 34 TO
44 AT CEDAR GROVE...23 TO 31 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-090000-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500 FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500 FT/
600 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
WINDY. NOT AS COOL. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. HIGHS 53 TO 61 IN THE FOOTHILLS...41 TO 50 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 42 TO 47 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
29 TO 39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
IN THE EVENING.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...
THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 57 TO
65 IN THE FOOTHILLS...44 TO 53 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 43 TO 48 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...29 TO 39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW.
WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 56 TO 64 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
44 TO 52 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 42 TO 47 IN THE FOOTHILLS...29 TO
39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 56 TO 65 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...45 TO 55 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 41 TO 50 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...31 TO 41 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
HIGHS 60 TO 70 IN THE FOOTHILLS...49 TO 59 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            60  43  65   /    60  40  30
LODGEPOLE                41  25  45   /    80  50  30
=

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