Recreational Report
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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 WED JAN 18 2017

POINT TEMPERATURES AND PROABABILITES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPTITATION
ARE FOR TODAY...TONIGHT...AND THURSDAY.

THIS IS AN AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED PRODUCT THAT PROVIDES AVERAGE
VALUES FOR LARGE GEOGRAPHIC AREAS. FOR A SITE-SPECIFIC
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CAZ096-190000-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500FT/
301 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM
PST THURSDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SNOW AND RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT. WINDY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 40 TO 49 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...34 TO 42 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
15 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET. LOWS 31 TO 36 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
15 TO 24 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 5 INCHES. HIGHS 37 TO
45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...25 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO
60 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT.
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS 26 TO 33 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
10 TO 20 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY...HEAVY SNOW. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 8 INCHES.
HIGHS 36 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...24 TO 32 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...WINDY. SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 32 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...9 TO
19 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 36 TO 44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...24 TO
32 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...CLOUDY. STRONG WINDS. HEAVY SNOW. HIGHS
37 TO 45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...27 TO 36 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. LOWS
27 TO 33 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...10 TO 20 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY...BREEZY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 26 TO 31 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...9 TO 19 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
HIGHS 37 TO 45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...27 TO 36 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VALLEY          44  35  42   /    40 100 100
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         36  15  28   /    40 100 100
=

$$

CAZ096-190000-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500FT/
301 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM
PST THURSDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGHS 45 TO
50 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 43 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN HEAVY SNOW AFTER
MIDNIGHT. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 15 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
7500 FEET. LOWS 30 TO 36 AT CEDAR GROVE...22 TO 27 AT GRANT GROVE.
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING TO 70 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
5 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 20 INCHES. HIGHS 39 TO 44 AT
CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 36 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT. LITTLE OR
NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. LOWS 24 TO 32 AT CEDAR GROVE...15 TO 20 AT
GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY...HEAVY SNOW. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 10 INCHES.
HIGHS 38 TO 43 AT CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 36 AT GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...CLOUDY...WINDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO 30 AT CEDAR GROVE...14 TO 19 AT GRANT
GROVE. HIGHS 38 TO 43 AT CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 36 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO 31 AT CEDAR GROVE...16 TO 21 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...CLOUDY. STRONG WINDS. HEAVY SNOW. HIGHS
39 TO 45 AT CEDAR GROVE...32 TO 39 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 24 TO 34 AT
CEDAR GROVE...16 TO 23 AT GRANT GROVE.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...WINDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO
32 AT CEDAR GROVE...16 TO 21 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 40 TO
45 AT CEDAR GROVE...34 TO 39 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-190000-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500FT/
301 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 2 PM
PST THURSDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 49 TO 54 IN THE FOOTHILLS...39 TO 47 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN. VERY WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
14 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS 37 TO 42 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
24 TO 33 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.THURSDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 18 INCHES. HIGHS 43 TO 48 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...31 TO 38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 34 TO 39 IN THE FOOTHILLS...19 TO 29 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.FRIDAY...HEAVY SNOW. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 10 INCHES.
HIGHS 42 TO 47 IN THE FOOTHILLS...32 TO 38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS 32 TO 37 IN THE FOOTHILLS...17 TO 27 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. CHANCE OF
SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 41 TO 46 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 37 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 32 TO 39 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
18 TO 28 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...CLOUDY. STRONG WINDS. HEAVY SNOW. HIGHS
43 TO 49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...33 TO 42 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 34 TO 40 IN THE FOOTHILLS...21 TO 31 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...WINDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO
38 IN THE FOOTHILLS...20 TO 30 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
HIGHS 44 TO 49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...36 TO 41 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            57  44  53   /    20 100  90
LODGEPOLE                39  23  33   /    20 100 100
=

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