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
1101 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

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.

CAZ096-222300-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000 FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500 FT/
1101 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS WITH SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP
TO 2 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 53 TO 63 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...38 TO 48 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.
.TONIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. LITTLE OR NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 40 TO 47 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...24 TO 34 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 59 TO 69 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...42 TO 52 IN THE
HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 41 TO 49 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...26 TO
36 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. NOT AS COOL. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 65 TO 75 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
48 TO 58 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MEMORIAL DAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 44 TO
50 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...28 TO 38 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 67 TO
77 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...50 TO 60 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.MONDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS 44 TO 50 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...28 TO 38 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY.
.TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS 68 TO 78 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
50 TO 60 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. LOWS 41 TO 50 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
28 TO 38 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VLY             61  44  68   /    70  50  40
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         46  28  49   /    80  60  50
=

$$

CAZ096-222300-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500 FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500 FT/
1101 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 3 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 57 TO 67 AT CEDAR GROVE...42 TO
52 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. LITTLE OR NO SNOW
ACCUMULATION. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 41 TO 51 AT CEDAR
GROVE...29 TO 35 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS
62 TO 71 AT CEDAR GROVE...47 TO 57 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 41 TO 51 AT CEDAR GROVE...29 TO 36 AT
GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 68 TO 78 AT CEDAR GROVE...53 TO 63 AT GRANT
GROVE.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 43 TO
53 AT CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 37 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 71 TO 81 AT CEDAR
GROVE...56 TO 66 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-222300-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500 FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500 FT/
1101 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

.TODAY...SNOW SHOWERS WITH SHOWERS LIKELY 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. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 59 TO 69 IN THE FOOTHILLS...43 TO 53 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS...SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT. LITTLE OR NO SNOW ACCUMULATION.
SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 50 TO 55 IN THE FOOTHILLS...35 TO
45 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND
SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. NOT AS COOL. SNOW LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET.
HIGHS 67 TO 77 IN THE FOOTHILLS...49 TO 59 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS
AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW
LEVEL ABOVE 8000 FEET. LOWS 50 TO 56 IN THE FOOTHILLS...36 TO 46 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...SNOW SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 74 TO 84 IN THE FOOTHILLS...57 TO 67 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 50 TO 59 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...38 TO 48 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MEMORIAL DAY THROUGH TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. HIGHS 78 TO 88 IN THE FOOTHILLS...62 TO 72 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. LOWS 50 TO 59 IN THE FOOTHILLS...39 TO
49 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AND CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 49 TO 58 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
38 TO 48 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 76 TO 86 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...61 TO 71 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY.
HIGHS 76 TO 86 IN THE FOOTHILLS...61 TO 71 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            68  52  76   /    60  40  20
LODGEPOLE                43  36  49   /    80  60  40
=

$$


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