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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
501 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

POINT TEMPERATURES AND PROABABILITES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPTITATION
ARE FOR TODAYTONIGHTAND WEDNESD

THIS IS AN AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED PRODUCT THAT PROVIDES AVERAGE
VALUES FOR LARGE GEOGRAPHIC AREAS. FOR A SITE-SPECIFIC
FORECAST PLEASE VISIT WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD AND EITHER
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CAZ096-220000-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500FT/
501 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SHOWERS. SNOW SHOWERS. STRONG WINDS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 9 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET. HIGHS 41 TO 49 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...29 TO 35 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. SOUTHWEST WINDS 50 TO 60 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 95 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS. VERY WINDY. COLDER.
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
20 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET. LOWS 25 TO 32 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
4 TO 14 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO 75 MPH IN THE EVENING
DECREASING TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WINDY. HIGHS 39 TO 48 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...23 TO 33 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. COLDER. LOWS 20 TO
30 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...5 BELOW TO 5 ABOVE ZERO IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 36 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...18 TO
26 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 20 TO 28 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...3 BELOW TO 7 ABOVE ZERO IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS
37 TO 47 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...19 TO 29 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. LOWS 22 TO 30 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...3 TO 13 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. HIGHS 39 TO 49 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...25 TO 34 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY. LOWS 23 TO 33 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...6 TO 16 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VALLEY          46  31  44   /    90  90  30
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         32   3  25   /   100  90  40
=

$$

CAZ096-220000-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500FT/
501 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. SNOW SHOWERS. VERY WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 6 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION 2 TO 11 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 47 TO 52 AT CEDAR GROVE...37 TO
42 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. VERY WINDY. COLDER. LOWS 23 TO
33 AT CEDAR GROVE...12 TO 17 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH IN
THE EVENING DECREASING TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SNOW 40 PERCENT. BREEZY. HIGHS 43 TO 48 AT CEDAR GROVE...34 TO 39 AT
GRANT GROVE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING. WINDY, COLDER. LOWS 17 TO 27 AT CEDAR
GROVE...ZERO TO 7 ABOVE ZERO AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. HIGHS 38 TO 43 AT CEDAR GROVE...
30 TO 35 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS
19 TO 29 AT CEDAR GROVE...6 TO 15 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 38 TO 48 AT
CEDAR GROVE...30 TO 38 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. HIGHS 44 TO 52 AT CEDAR GROVE...35 TO 41 AT GRANT GROVE.
LOWS 21 TO 31 AT CEDAR GROVE...11 TO 21 AT GRANT GROVE.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 42 TO
47 AT CEDAR GROVE...32 TO 37 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-220000-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500FT/
501 AM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...
...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 5 INCHES.
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 9 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET.
HIGHS 51 TO 59 IN THE FOOTHILLS...37 TO 44 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING, THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. WINDY, COLDER.
SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET. LOWS 37 TO 42 IN THE FOOTHILLS...20 TO 30 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN THE
EVENING DECREASING TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
SNOW 40 PERCENT. BREEZY. HIGHS 47 TO 54 IN THE FOOTHILLS...34 TO
42 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY, COLDER. LOWS 32 TO 38 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...11 TO 21 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. WINDY. HIGHS 41 TO 50 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
27 TO 35 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH
IN THE MORNING DECREASING TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. LOWS
32 TO 39 IN THE FOOTHILLS...15 TO 25 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 43 TO 53 IN THE FOOTHILLS...28 TO 38 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS
LIKELY. HIGHS 46 TO 56 IN THE FOOTHILLS...32 TO 42 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 33 TO 41 IN THE FOOTHILLS...17 TO
27 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            62  43  59   /    70  40  30
LODGEPOLE                37  19  34   /    90  40  40
=

$$


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