Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday June 19th, 2015
Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast
Today: Sunny. Highs 86 to 96 at 5000 feet...70 to 80 at 8000 feet.
Tonight: Clear. Lows 57 to 67 at 5000 feet...48 to 58 at 8000 feet.
Saturday: Sunny. Highs 88 to 98 at 5000 feet...71 to 81 at 8000 feet.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 64 at 5000 feet... 45 to 55 at 8000 feet.
Sunday: Sunny. Highs 84 to 94 at 5000 feet...67 to 77 at 8000 feet. Over higher elevations...southwest winds around 25 mph in the afternoon...gusts up to 45 mph in the afternoon.
Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:
Yosemite Valley | Wawona | Tuolumne Meadows | Glacier Point | Big Oak Flat | Hetch Hetchy | El Portal | Mariposa
NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY
Regional Fires and Smoke
Three fires occurred near the park yesterday afternoon. Smoke from the fires was visible within the Yosemite. Smoke impacts are likely to occur today, particularly in the Wawona area of the park.
Two fires remain very active on or near the Sierra National Forest, south of Yosemite. The Sky Fire is near Oakhurst and was at 200 acres as of last night.
The Corrine Fire is south of Bass Lake. It began overnight, and is over 200 acres. There is no
containment of either fire.
The Triangle Fire was near Mariposa and was held to 30 acres. It is contained and in mop-up.
Highway 41 south to Oakhurst remains open.
The fire activity is a good reminder to maintain your defensible space around your home.
Machine Shop Wash Rack
The wash rack at the Machine Shop is closed for repairs, use the wash area at El portal roads until further notice. (K. Fipps)