Recreational Report
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RECREATION FORECAST FOR THE NATIONAL PARKS OF THE SOUTHERN SIERRA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1100 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

THIS IS AN AUTOMATICALLY GENERATED PRODUCT THAT PROVIDES AVERAGE
VALUES FOR LARGE GEOGRAPHIC AREAS. FOR A 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.


CAZ096-210000-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500FT/
1100 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...HEAVY SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 18 INCHES. HIGHS 34 TO
42 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...25 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TONIGHT...HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 10 INCHES. LOWS 27 TO
33 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...9 TO 19 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 5 INCHES. HIGHS 36 TO 42 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
24 TO 30 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN HEAVY
SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 8 INCHES. LOWS
28 TO 35 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...13 TO 22 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP
TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...HEAVY SNOW. STRONG WINDS. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
19 INCHES. HIGHS 38 TO 45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...29 TO 35 IN THE HIGH
COUNTRY. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO
90 MPH.
.SUNDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. HEAVY SNOW
IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO 34 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...8 TO 18 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 35 TO 45 IN YOSEMITE
VALLEY...24 TO 34 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS 37 TO 43 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...26 TO 32 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 24 TO
31 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...9 TO 19 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 37 TO
44 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...26 TO 36 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY...MOSTLY SUNNY. HIGHS 39 TO 47 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...32 TO
40 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VALLEY          40  32  40   /   100 100  80
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         27   8  26   /   100 100  60
=

$$

CAZ096-210000-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500FT/
1100 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 16 INCHES. HIGHS 39 TO
44 AT CEDAR GROVE...32 TO 37 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 55 MPH.
.TONIGHT...HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 3 TO 10 INCHES. TOTAL
SNOW ACCUMULATION 9 TO 27 INCHES. LOWS 25 TO 31 AT CEDAR GROVE...
16 TO 21 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE EVENING
INCREASING TO 60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 50 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
WINDY. HIGHS 37 TO 42 AT CEDAR GROVE...30 TO 35 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 2 TO 6 INCHES. LOWS
26 TO 33 AT CEDAR GROVE...18 TO 23 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY...HEAVY SNOW. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 17 INCHES.
HIGHS 41 TO 46 AT CEDAR GROVE...34 TO 39 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO
60 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 70 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY. VERY WINDY. HEAVY SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 33 AT CEDAR GROVE...18 TO
23 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 37 TO 46 AT CEDAR GROVE...30 TO 39 AT GRANT
GROVE.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 22 TO 29 AT CEDAR GROVE...12 TO 17 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 37 TO
45 AT CEDAR GROVE...30 TO 37 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 22 TO 29 AT CEDAR GROVE...14 TO
19 AT GRANT GROVE.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. BREEZY. HIGHS 41 TO
49 AT CEDAR GROVE...33 TO 41 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 22 TO 32 AT CEDAR
GROVE...14 TO 22 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-210000-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500FT/
1100 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST SATURDAY...

.TODAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 18 INCHES. HIGHS 42 TO
49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.TONIGHT...HEAVY SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 12 INCHES. LOWS 33 TO
38 IN THE FOOTHILLS...17 TO 27 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.SATURDAY...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. BREEZY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 2 INCHES. HIGHS 42 TO 49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO
38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE
MORNING.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
AFTER MIDNIGHT. BREEZY. CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT. SNOW ACCUMULATION
UP TO 6 INCHES. LOWS 36 TO 41 IN THE FOOTHILLS...22 TO 32 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SUNDAY...HEAVY SNOW. HEAVY RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 20 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 5500 FEET. HIGHS 45 TO
50 IN THE FOOTHILLS...35 TO 41 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA.
.SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY...CLOUDY. STRONG WINDS. HEAVY SNOW IN THE
EVENING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 35 TO 40 IN THE FOOTHILLS...20 TO
29 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 41 TO 50 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...30 TO 40 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 31 TO 36 IN THE FOOTHILLS...16 TO 26 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 41 TO 49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...28 TO 37 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO 36 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
17 TO 27 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.WEDNESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. BREEZY. HIGHS 45 TO
53 IN THE FOOTHILLS...34 TO 44 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE
AREA. LOWS 31 TO 38 IN THE FOOTHILLS...19 TO 29 IN THE GIANT FOREST
AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            51  39  51   /    90 100  50
LODGEPOLE                33  17  33   /   100 100  60
=

$$


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