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Hwy 140 Ferguson Slide Permanent Restoration Project starts March 2015

Hwy 140 Ferguson Slide Permanent Restoration Project starts March 2015

The project will have two phases: rock removal and the rock shed construction. Rock removal to begin Spring 2015. 113,000 tons of rock to be removed. 30-40 trucks a day, six days a week for 90 days during the summer months. The material will be transported on Highway 140 to Highway 49 North to the Mariposa County Landfill. Rock Shed construction to begin Spring 2016 for three years.

Hwy 140 Ferguson Slide 5/15/2006
Hwy 140 Ferguson Slide 2/5/15
Hwy 140 Ferguson Slide 5/15/2006

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Thursday, February 26, 2015

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Thursday, February 26, 2015

WEATHER
Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the higher elevations of the southern Sierra Nevada.

.Day One...Today and Tonight
No hazardous weather expected.

.Days Two through Seven...Friday through Wednesday
* Snow Accumulations: 2 to 6 inches between 4000 feet and 6000 feet and 6 to 10 inches above 6000 feet.
* Timing: Friday afternoon through Sunday night.
* Impacts: Winter driving conditions...slippery and snow covered roads.

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, February 25, 2015

WEATHER
Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for the Kern County Mountains
and the higher elevations of the southern Sierra Nevada.

.Day One...This Afternoon and Tonight
No hazardous weather expected.

.Days Two through Seven...Wednesday through Monday
* Snow Accumulations: several inches possible in the Yosemite Park...Kings Canyon areas and Tulare Mountains...decreasing to an inch or two over the Kern County Mountains.
* Elevation: snow level down to 4000 feet. Higher over the Kern County Mountains.
* Winds: gusting to 45 mph. Possibly higher gusts along the crest.
* Timing: Friday evening through Sunday afternoon.
* Locations Include: Yosemite National Park...Kings Canyon...Lodgepole...Huntington Lake...Grant Grove...Johnsondale...Tehachapi...Frazier Park...and all other communities above 4000 feet.
* Impacts: combination of heavy snow and gusty winds can make for treacherous driving conditions and some roads impassable.

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Tuesday, February 24, 2015

WEATHER
Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Not as cool. Highs 52 to 60 at 5000 feet...40 to 50 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Clear. Lows 32 to 42 at 5000 feet...25 to 33 at 8000 feet.
Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 58 to 64 at 5000 feet...44 to 54 at 8000 feet.
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44 at 5000 feet... 27 to 35 at 8000 feet. Over higher elevations...northwest winds around 25 mph after midnight.
Thursday: Sunny. Highs 57 to 63 at 5000 feet...42 to 52 at 8000 feet. Over higher elevations...northwest winds around 25 mph in the morning.
Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows 34 to 43 at 5000 feet...26 to 34 at 8000 feet.
Friday: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Windy. Highs 50 to 58 at 5000 feet...35 to 45 at 8000 feet.
Friday Night: Snow showers likely in the evening...then snow showers likely after midnight. Breezy. Chance of precipitation 70 percent. Lows 33 to 39 at 5000 feet...22 to 28 at 8000 feet.
Saturday: Snow showers. Highs 38 to 46 at 5000 feet...26 to 34 at 8000 feet.
Saturday Night: Snow showers likely. Chance of snow 70 percent. Lows 33 to 41 at 5000 feet...23 to 31 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Power Outage for the Valley Today
The High Voltage Shop will be performing a power outage on 02/24/15 and 02/26/15 from 09:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The Village Store, Post Office, Ansel Adams Gallery and housing along Indian Creek Rd. will be effected. For questions please call 379-1236. (C. Cartmell)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Monday, February 23, 2015

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Monday, February 23, 2015

WEATHER
Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers in the morning... Then chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Near the crest... Snow showers likely in the morning...then chance of snow showers in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent. Highs 40 to 45 at 5000 feet...27 to 32 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Partly cloudy. Chance of showers and slight chance of snow showers in the evening...then slight chance of snow showers after midnight. Near the crest...a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Breezy. Lows 23 to 33 at 5000 feet...13 to 23 at 8000 feet. Northeast winds around 25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph in the evening.
Tuesday: Sunny. Not as cool. Highs 52 to 58 at 5000 feet... 40 to 48 at 8000 feet.
Tuesday Night: Clear. Lows 32 to 41 at 5000 feet...25 to 33 at 8000 feet.
Wednesday: Sunny. Highs 56 to 62 at 5000 feet...43 to 51 at 8000 feet.
Wednesday Night And Thursday: Mostly clear. Lows 34 to 44 at 5000 feet...27 to 35 at 8000 feet. Highs 56 to 62 at 5000 feet... 42 to 51 at 8000 feet.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Lows 33 to 42 at 5000 feet...26 to 34 at 8000 feet.
Friday And Friday Night: Mostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Windy. Highs 49 to 57 at 5000 feet...37 to 45 at 8000 feet. Lows 31 to 41 at 5000 feet...23 to 33 at 8000 feet.

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

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