Recreational Report
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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
201 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

POINT TEMPERATURES AND PROABABILITES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPTITATION
ARE FOR TODAYTONIGHTAND TUESD

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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CAZ096-210000-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500FT/
201 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

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

.TODAY...HEAVY RAIN AND HEAVY SNOW. STRONG WINDS. SNOW ACCUMULATION
UP TO 17 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 42 TO 51 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...36 TO 42 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
50 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 95 MPH.
.TONIGHT...HEAVY SNOW AND HEAVY RAIN. STRONG WINDS. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 16 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS 34 TO 40 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...20 TO 26 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. SOUTH WINDS 50 TO
55 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 95 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 80 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SNOW AND RAIN. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
7 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET. HIGHS 41 TO 51 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
31 TO 37 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...RAIN IN THE EVENING. SNOW, BREEZY, COLDER. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET. LOWS 27 TO 34 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...8 TO 18 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.WEDNESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. HIGHS 38 TO 46 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
23 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 20 TO
29 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...ZERO TO 10 ABOVE ZERO IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
HIGHS 36 TO 46 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...21 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
LOWS 20 TO 29 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...2 TO 12 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
SNOW. LOWS 24 TO 31 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...6 TO 16 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY. HIGHS 36 TO 46 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...21 TO 30 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. NOT AS COLD. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 40 TO
48 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...31 TO 39 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VALLEY          47  37  47   /   100 100 100
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         38  21  34   /   100 100 100
=

$$

CAZ096-210000-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500FT/
201 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST TUESDAY...

.TODAY...HEAVY SNOW AND HEAVY RAIN. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 15 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 48 TO 53 AT CEDAR
GROVE...40 TO 45 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...SNOW, RAIN. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
11 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 34 TO 39 AT CEDAR
GROVE...26 TO 31 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TUESDAY...SNOW AND RAIN IN THE MORNING, THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 6 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION
1 TO 39 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 47 TO 52 AT CEDAR
GROVE...38 TO 43 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW.
BREEZY, COLDER. LOWS 23 TO 33 AT CEDAR GROVE...15 TO 20 AT GRANT
GROVE.
.WEDNESDAY...SNOW LIKELY. WINDY. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. HIGHS 42 TO 47 AT CEDAR GROVE...33 TO
38 AT GRANT GROVE.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS 18 TO 28 AT CEDAR GROVE...7 TO 12 AT GRANT GROVE.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 41 TO 48 AT
CEDAR GROVE...32 TO 38 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 19 TO 29 AT CEDAR
GROVE...7 TO 16 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS
42 TO 47 AT CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 36 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 20 TO 30 AT
CEDAR GROVE...11 TO 18 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. HIGHS 42 TO 48 AT CEDAR
GROVE...34 TO 39 AT GRANT GROVE.

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$$

CAZ097-210000-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500FT/
201 AM PST MON FEB 20 2017

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

.TODAY...HEAVY RAIN AND HEAVY SNOW. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
12 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 52 TO 58 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...40 TO 47 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...SNOW, RAIN. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
11 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 42 TO 47 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...28 TO 38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TUESDAY...SNOW AND RAIN. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 5 INCHES.
TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 34 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET.
HIGHS 52 TO 59 IN THE FOOTHILLS...38 TO 45 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE
EVENING, THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY, COLDER.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL 6000 FEET. LOWS 37 TO
42 IN THE FOOTHILLS...21 TO 31 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW. WINDY.
HIGHS 46 TO 54 IN THE FOOTHILLS...32 TO 39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLDER. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW.
LOWS 32 TO 38 IN THE FOOTHILLS...16 TO 26 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS 44 TO 54 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...30 TO 39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS
32 TO 39 IN THE FOOTHILLS...17 TO 27 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS
32 TO 37 IN THE FOOTHILLS...16 TO 23 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 44 TO 54 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 39 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            62  49  63   /   100  90  80
LODGEPOLE                40  28  38   /   100 100  90
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