Recreational Report
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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
100 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/
101 AM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.TODAY...SNOW...RAIN...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. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 37 TO 45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...23 TO
33 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. HIGHS 44 TO 54 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...39 TO 45 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 90 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SNOW LIKELY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 37 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...21 TO
31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...CHANCE OF RAIN. SNOW LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE
OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. HIGHS 44 TO
54 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...37 TO 43 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO
65 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 34 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...20 TO
30 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 46 TO 56 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...38 TO
48 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. HIGHS
50 TO 60 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...44 TO 54 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VLY             48  38  52   /   100  80  60
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         41  24  42   /   100  90  60
=

$$

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

.TODAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
WINDY. NOT AS COLD. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 50 TO
55 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 32 TO 42 AT CEDAR GROVE...
23 TO 28 AT GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN. 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 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND
RAIN. VERY WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 32 TO 42 AT CEDAR
GROVE...23 TO 28 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN THE EVENING
INCREASING TO 100 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
VERY WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 52 TO 57 AT CEDAR
GROVE...37 TO 42 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 70 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 33 TO 43 AT CEDAR GROVE...22 TO 32 AT
GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 52 TO 62 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 48 AT GRANT
GROVE.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
THROUGH THE DAY. HIGHS 61 TO 66 AT CEDAR GROVE...46 TO 51 AT GRANT
GROVE.

=

$$

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

.TODAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
BREEZY. NOT AS COOL. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 54 TO 61 IN THE FOOTHILLS...42 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 43 TO 48 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
29 TO 39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH
IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. HIGHS 57 TO 65 IN THE FOOTHILLS...44 TO 53 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND
SNOW. VERY WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 43 TO 48 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...29 TO 39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS
UP TO 60 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 75 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
VERY WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 56 TO 64 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...44 TO 51 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS
UP TO 70 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 41 TO 46 IN THE FOOTHILLS...29 TO 39 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 56 TO 66 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
45 TO 55 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 42 TO 51 IN THE FOOTHILLS...33 TO
43 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 59 TO 68 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...48 TO 58 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 65 TO 72 IN THE FOOTHILLS...54 TO
64 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            61  43  65   /    60  40  30
LODGEPOLE                42  25  45   /    80  50  40
=

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