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
402 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

POINT TEMPERATURES AND PROBABILITIES OF MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
ARE FOR TONIGHT...THURSDAY...THURSDAY NIGHT...AND FRIDAY.

THIS AN AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED PRODUCT THAT PROVIDES AVERAGE
VALUES FOR LARGE GEOGRAPHIC AREAS. FOR A MORE SITE-SPECIFIC
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CAZ096-051100-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000 FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500 FT/
402 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
COLDER. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 42 TO 49 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...26 TO 33 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY...CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. 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.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
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...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. SNOW
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. 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...SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS 38 TO 46 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...24 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING CLOUDY.
SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS 53 TO 63 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...40 TO 50 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS 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 SHOWERS. SLIGHT
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             45  65  42  60   /    40  60  80  70
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         28  47  25  43   /    40  80  80  80
=

$$

CAZ096-051100-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500 FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500 FT/
402 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 38 TO 47 AT CEDAR
GROVE...27 TO 32 AT GRANT GROVE.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 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 2 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS
61 TO 66 AT CEDAR GROVE...45 TO 50 AT GRANT GROVE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
70 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...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 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...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
50 PERCENT. LOWS 35 TO 44 AT CEDAR GROVE...25 TO 30 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS 58 TO 63 AT CEDAR GROVE...42 TO 47 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW 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.
SLIGHT 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.

=

$$

CAZ097-051100-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500 FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500 FT/
402 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY
CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 45 TO 51 IN THE FOOTHILLS...32 TO
42 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 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 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS
63 TO 72 IN THE FOOTHILLS...47 TO 54 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. 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...SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
UP TO 4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 8 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
7000 FEET. HIGHS 56 TO 66 IN THE FOOTHILLS...39 TO 47 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...SLIGHT 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 THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS 62 TO 72 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...46 TO 56 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS
43 TO 53 IN THE FOOTHILLS...31 TO 41 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            50  73  50  66   /    20  50  60  50
LODGEPOLE                30  48  30  41   /    40  60  70  60
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