Recreational Report
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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1103 AM PDT THU MAY 5 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
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ON THE RESULTING PAGE.

CAZ096-052300-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000 FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500 FT/
1103 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS AND
SNOW SHOWERS WITH SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION
UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 55 TO 65 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...42 TO 51 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TONIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 38 TO 47 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...23 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
5 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. HIGHS 50 TO 60 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
38 TO 47 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE
8000 FEET. LOWS 38 TO 46 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...24 TO 31 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
UP TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 53 TO 63 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...40 TO 50 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. RAIN
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE NIGHT. LOWS 39 TO 48 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
26 TO 33 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. HIGHS 58 TO 68 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...46 TO 56 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY. LOWS 39 TO 48 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...26 TO 35 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS 64 TO 74 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...52 TO 62 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
LOWS 41 TO 51 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...27 TO 37 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. HIGHS 67 TO 77 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...53 TO 63 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. LOWS 42 TO 52 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...28 TO 38 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VLY             65  42  60   /    70  80  80
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         47  25  43   /    80  90  80
=

$$

CAZ096-052300-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500 FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500 FT/
1103 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 61 TO 66 AT CEDAR
GROVE...45 TO 50 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS. THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 37 TO 45 AT CEDAR GROVE...26 TO 31 AT
GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 5 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 10 INCHES. HIGHS 54 TO 59 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO
43 AT GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS 35 TO 44 AT CEDAR GROVE...
25 TO 30 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 58 TO 63 AT CEDAR
GROVE...42 TO 47 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. LOWS
38 TO 48 AT CEDAR GROVE...27 TO 32 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. HIGHS 61 TO
66 AT CEDAR GROVE...46 TO 51 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 38 TO 48 AT CEDAR
GROVE...27 TO 33 AT GRANT GROVE.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS 71 TO 81 AT CEDAR GROVE...53 TO 61 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 40 TO
50 AT CEDAR GROVE...28 TO 35 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 42 TO 52 AT CEDAR
GROVE...30 TO 35 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 74 TO 82 AT CEDAR GROVE...
56 TO 61 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-052300-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500 FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500 FT/
1103 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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 63 TO 72 IN THE FOOTHILLS...47 TO
54 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 44 TO 50 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 38 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.FRIDAY...THUNDERSTORMS AND SNOW SHOWERS WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 8 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. HIGHS 56 TO
66 IN THE FOOTHILLS...39 TO 47 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CLOUDY WITH
A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW
LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS 43 TO 49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...29 TO 38 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. HIGHS 61 TO 70 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
44 TO 52 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. LOWS 45 TO 53 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...32 TO 42 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS
62 TO 72 IN THE FOOTHILLS...46 TO 56 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS 74 TO 84 IN THE FOOTHILLS...60 TO 70 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 47 TO 57 IN THE FOOTHILLS...35 TO 45 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TUESDAY NIGHT AND WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 48 TO 58 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...36 TO 46 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS
78 TO 85 IN THE FOOTHILLS...62 TO 71 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            73  50  66   /    50  60  60
LODGEPOLE                48  30  41   /    80  80  80
=

$$


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