Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for YOSEMITE WINTER STORM OPERATIONS (FEB 17-22)...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1019 PM PST Sat Feb 18 2017

Forecast is based on incident time of 0700 PST on February 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
The next in the series of systems will begin moving into northern
California Sunday with just a few light showers across Yosemite
during the day. This system will bring moderate to heavy
precipitation beginning Sunday night and continuing through
Monday night. Precipitation will continue Tuesday with lessening
intensity.

Note: Temperatures and humidity are representative of the
4000 foot elevation. Rainfall amounts include the El Portal,
Yosemite Valley and highway 41 corridors.


.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain in the
                    morning, increasing to a 40 percent chance of
                    rain in the afternoon. Snow level around 5500
                    feet in the morning rising to near 7000 feet
                    in the afternoon. Rainfall amounts less than a
                    tenth of an inch.
Max temperature.....46-51.
Min humidity........65-75 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......Southeast up to 4 mph in the early morning
                    shifting to the south 3-6 mph by afternoon.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Snow level near 7000 feet.
                    Rain amounts: 4 pm to 10 pm: 0.2 to 0.4 inches
                                  10 pm to 4 am: 0.5 to 0.8 inches
                    Snowfall amounts up to 10 inches above 7000 feet.
Min temperature.....34-38.
Max humidity........100 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......South winds 3-6 mph.

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY (Monday)...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Snow level near 7500 feet.
                    Rainfall amounts: 4 am to 10 am: 0.5 to 1 inch
                                      10 am to 4 pm: 1 to 1.5 inches.
                    Snowfall amounts: 1 to 2 feet above 7500 feet.
Max temperature.....44-49.
Min humidity........80-85 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......South winds 5-10 mph in the morning increasing
                    to 8-16 mph by afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph
                    mainly over the ridges.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain. Snow level near 7000 feet.
                    Rain amounts: another 1 to 1.5 inches possible.
                    Snowfall amounts 1 to 1.5 feet above 7000 feet.
Min temperature.....34-39.
Max humidity........100 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......South winds 10-20 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph mainly
                    over the ridges.

$$

Forecaster...BEAN
Requested by...JOE MEYER
Type of request...OTHER
.TAG 1702379.1/HNX



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