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
301 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

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

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.

CAZ096-100000-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000 FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500 FT/
301 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. WINDY.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 45 TO 55 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
38 TO 44 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TONIGHT...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 45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...23 TO 33 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...RAIN AND SNOW. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
9 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 44 TO 54 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...39 TO 45 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...HEAVY SNOW WITH HEAVY RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY...COLDER. CHANCE
OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 7 INCHES. TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 19 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS
32 TO 41 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...17 TO 27 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP
TO 70 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT. SNOW
LEVEL 6500 FEET. HIGHS 44 TO 54 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...36 TO 44 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. STRONG WINDS.
CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. LOWS 33 TO 43 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...19 TO
29 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 45 TO 55 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...37 TO
47 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY...WINDY. SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. HIGHS 43 TO 52 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...36 TO 42 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VLY             53  38  52   /    50  80  90
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         41  25  41   /    50  70  90
=

$$

CAZ096-100000-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500 FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500 FT/
301 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. BREEZY.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 52 TO 57 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO
43 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN.
VERY WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 33 TO 43 AT CEDAR
GROVE...23 TO 28 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 PERCENT. STRONG WINDS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS AROUND 53 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 43 AT
GRANT GROVE. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 50 MPH IN THE MORNING. GUSTS UP
TO 85 MPH.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE
OF SNOW AND RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. VERY WINDY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 7 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 31 TO
41 AT CEDAR GROVE...22 TO 27 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WINDY. HIGHS AROUND 53 AT CEDAR GROVE...37 TO 42 AT GRANT
GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. HURRICANE FORCE
WINDS. CHANCE OF SNOW. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 33 TO 43 AT CEDAR
GROVE...21 TO 30 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 50 TO 59 AT CEDAR GROVE...
37 TO 46 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-100000-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500 FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500 FT/
301 AM PST FRI DEC 9 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. BREEZY.
NOT AS COOL. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 56 TO 62 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...44 TO 50 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS
44 TO 49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 40 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO
65 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
CLOUDY. A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW. VERY WINDY. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 55 TO 61 IN THE FOOTHILLS...44 TO 49 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 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.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 55 TO 60 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...44 TO 49 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS
UP TO 55 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. STRONG WINDS. CHANCE
OF SNOW. CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 42 TO 50 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO
40 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 53 TO 63 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...43 TO 53 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            64  44  63   /    20  30  50
LODGEPOLE                45  25  44   /    20  30  60
=

$$


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