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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
302 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

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...
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ON THE RESULTING PAGE.

CAZ096-042300-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000 FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500 FT/
302 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 40 PERCENT. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 64 TO 74 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...49 TO
59 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TONIGHT...CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. MOSTLY CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. 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...
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 54 TO 64 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...41 TO 50 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET.
LOWS 37 TO 47 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...23 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY...SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
UP TO 3 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET. HIGHS 51 TO 61 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...39 TO 48 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 48 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...24 TO 33 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 52 TO 62 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...40 TO 50 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF SHOWERS. 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...SUNNY. HIGHS 67 TO 76 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...53 TO 63 IN
THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VLY             73  45  64   /    30  40  60
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         54  28  46   /    40  40  80
=

$$

CAZ096-042300-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500 FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500 FT/
302 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
BREEZY. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 71 TO 78 AT CEDAR GROVE...
53 TO 58 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...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
60 TO 65 AT CEDAR GROVE...44 TO 49 AT GRANT GROVE.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES.
LOWS 37 TO 45 AT CEDAR GROVE...26 TO 31 AT GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. HIGHS
55 TO 60 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 43 AT GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 36 TO 44 AT CEDAR GROVE...25 TO 30 AT GRANT
GROVE. HIGHS 55 TO 63 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 47 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 38 TO 48 AT CEDAR GROVE...
27 TO 33 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 58 TO 67 AT CEDAR GROVE...42 TO 51 AT
GRANT GROVE.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS 70 TO 80 AT CEDAR GROVE...52 TO 60 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 40 TO
50 AT CEDAR GROVE...28 TO 35 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-042300-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500 FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500 FT/
302 AM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS...SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 75 TO
83 IN THE FOOTHILLS...58 TO 66 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.TONIGHT...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...31 TO 41 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 71 IN THE FOOTHILLS...46 TO 53 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS 44 TO 50 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 38 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET. HIGHS 56 TO 66 IN THE FOOTHILLS...40 TO 48 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 43 TO 52 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 40 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 58 TO 68 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
41 TO 51 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 65 TO 74 IN THE FOOTHILLS...50 TO
58 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 45 TO 53 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...32 TO 42 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
HIGHS 74 TO 84 IN THE FOOTHILLS...59 TO 69 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 47 TO 57 IN THE FOOTHILLS...35 TO 45 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            83  49  72   /    20  30  50
LODGEPOLE                58  30  47   /    40  40  60
=

$$


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