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 WED JAN 18 2017

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

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.


CAZ096-190000-
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...YOSEMITE VALLEY /4000FT/ AND THE HIGH COUNTRY /8500FT/
1100 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THURSDAY...

.TODAY...RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70 PERCENT.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. HIGHS
40 TO 49 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...34 TO 42 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. GUSTS UP
TO 55 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND HEAVY RAIN. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
17 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7000 FEET. LOWS 31 TO 36 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...
14 TO 23 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 INCHES. HIGHS 37 TO
45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...26 TO 32 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. COLDER. CHANCE OF SNOW 70 PERCENT. SNOW
ACCUMULATION UP TO 1 INCH. LOWS 26 TO 32 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...9 TO
19 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY...SNOW...BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 8 INCHES. HIGHS
36 TO 43 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...25 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 31 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...7 TO 17 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS 37 TO 44 IN
YOSEMITE VALLEY...25 TO 31 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH MONDAY...CLOUDY...WINDY. HEAVY SNOW. LOWS
27 TO 33 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...11 TO 21 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS
37 TO 45 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...26 TO 36 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 31 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...9 TO
19 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY. HIGHS 37 TO 46 IN YOSEMITE VALLEY...27 TO
36 IN THE HIGH COUNTRY.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
YOSEMITE VALLEY          44  34  42   /    60 100 100
TUOLUMNE MEADOWS         36  14  28   /    60 100 100
=

$$

CAZ096-190000-
KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...CEDAR GROVE /4500FT/ AND GRANT GROVE /6500FT/
1100 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THURSDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. BREEZY. HIGHS 45 TO
50 AT CEDAR GROVE...38 TO 43 AT GRANT GROVE.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 15 INCHES. SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS
30 TO 36 AT CEDAR GROVE...21 TO 26 AT GRANT GROVE.
.THURSDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
5 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 20 INCHES. HIGHS 39 TO 44 AT
CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 36 AT GRANT GROVE. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE
MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SNOW
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. COLDER. CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT. LITTLE OR
NO SNOW ACCUMULATION. LOWS 24 TO 32 AT CEDAR GROVE...14 TO 19 AT
GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY...SNOW...BREEZY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 10 INCHES. HIGHS
39 TO 44 AT CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 36 AT GRANT GROVE.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 24 TO 30 AT
CEDAR GROVE...14 TO 19 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. BREEZY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
39 TO 44 AT CEDAR GROVE...31 TO 36 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 25 TO 32 AT
CEDAR GROVE...17 TO 22 AT GRANT GROVE.
.SUNDAY THROUGH MONDAY...CLOUDY...WINDY...SNOW. HIGHS 40 TO 46 AT
CEDAR GROVE...33 TO 39 AT GRANT GROVE. LOWS 25 TO 34 AT CEDAR
GROVE...17 TO 22 AT GRANT GROVE.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS
25 TO 32 AT CEDAR GROVE...16 TO 21 AT GRANT GROVE. HIGHS 40 TO 45 AT
CEDAR GROVE...33 TO 39 AT GRANT GROVE.

=

$$

CAZ097-190000-
SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK-
INCLUDING...FOOTHILLS /2500FT/ GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE /6500FT/
1100 AM PST WED JAN 18 2017

...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PST THURSDAY...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL
ABOVE 8000 FEET. HIGHS 50 TO 55 IN THE FOOTHILLS...38 TO 47 IN THE
GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.TONIGHT...SNOW AND RAIN. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 14 INCHES.
SNOW LEVEL 7500 FEET. LOWS 37 TO 42 IN THE FOOTHILLS...23 TO 32 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO
4 INCHES. TOTAL SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 18 INCHES. HIGHS 43 TO 50 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...31 TO 38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH IN THE MORNING.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. COLDER. CHANCE OF SNOW
50 PERCENT. LOWS 34 TO 39 IN THE FOOTHILLS...18 TO 28 IN THE GIANT
FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.FRIDAY...SNOW...WINDY. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 10 INCHES. HIGHS
42 TO 48 IN THE FOOTHILLS...31 TO 38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.FRIDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...BREEZY. SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 37 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...16 TO 26 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. WINDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS
42 TO 48 IN THE FOOTHILLS...30 TO 38 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW. LOWS 35 TO 40 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...21 TO 31 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY...WINDY...SNOW. HIGHS 45 TO 50 IN
THE FOOTHILLS...35 TO 42 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
LOWS 35 TO 40 IN THE FOOTHILLS...21 TO 31 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND
LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY. HIGHS 43 TO 49 IN THE FOOTHILLS...
32 TO 39 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.
.MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY...CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 38 IN THE FOOTHILLS...20 TO 30 IN
THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA. HIGHS 43 TO 50 IN THE
FOOTHILLS...32 TO 41 IN THE GIANT FOREST AND LODGEPOLE AREA.

&&
                        TEMPERATURE   /   PRECIPITATION
ASH MTN ENTRY            57  43  53   /     0 100  90
LODGEPOLE                38  22  33   /    30 100 100
=

$$


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