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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, October 29, 2014

WEATHER

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK: THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY
* SNOW AND ELEVATION: 2 TO 4 INCHES ABOVE 5500 FEET BY SATURDAY
MORNING WITH 4 TO 8 INCHES ABOVE 7000 FEET FRIDAY NIGHT.
* WINDS: WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK...INCLUDING TUOLUMNE
MEADOWS...TIOGA PASS...WAWONA...AND THE SOUTH ENTRANCE AS WELL
AS KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK AND HUNTINGTON LAKE.
* IMPACTS: THIS IS THE FIRST SIGNIFICANT SNOW EXPECTED FOR THE
SEASON. ANYONE WITH OUTDOOR PLANS SHOULD TAKE CAUTION...AND
TRAVEL MAY BE DIFFICULT DUE TO SNOW COVERED ROADS. ALSO CARRY A
WINTER SURVIVAL KIT. FURTHER STATEMENTS INCLUDING ADVISORIES...
WATCHES AND WARNINGS MAY BE NECESSARY.

Yosemite Valley
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Low around 44.
Friday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. South southwest winds could gust as high as 30 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night: Rain. Low around 39. West gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

El Portal
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Low around 48.
Friday: A 50 percent chance of rain, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. South gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday Night: Rain. Low around 45. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Tuesday, October 28, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Sunny, with a high near 65.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Low around 45.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Low around 43.

El Portal
Today: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Low around 48.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Low around 48.

Wawona
Today: Sunny, with a high near 70.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Low around 42.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Low around 42.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Sunny, with a high near 58.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Low around 29.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Low around 29.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Date Set for Judi Weaser's Memorial Service
A celebration of Judi Weaser's life will be held at the El Portal Community Hall on Friday, November 7th at 3:00 pm. Judi was the Branch Chief of Vegetation and Ecological Restoration for the Resources Management and Science Division. Please bring an appetizer or sweet treat to share if you can. YEA will provide a beverage service after the memorial. (M. Thornley)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Monday, October 27, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Monday, October 27, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Low around 44.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Low around 46.

El Portal
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Low around 48.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Low around 49.

Wawona
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Low around 41.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Low around 43.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 29.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Low around 29.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Low around 30.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Tap Water on the Mist Trail Closed Today
The Vernal Fall water system and comfort station will close for the season on Monday, October 27. The composting toilets located at Emerald Pool, Nevada Fall, and Little Yosemite Valley remain open all year. (K. Korwin)
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Lower Pines Campground Closes Today
Lower Pines will close for the season on October 27 at noon. (M. Carter)
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#Yosemite Daily Photo, Kavenough Ridge, 10.21.14

Kavenough Ridge, 10.21.14

This was taken at Kavenough Ridge and is looking west into the green lakes basin

 

Kavenough Ridge, 10.21.14
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Friday, October 24, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday, October 24, 2014
 
WEATHER
 
Yosemite Valley
Today: Sunny, with a high near 71. East becoming south southwest winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 59. South southwest gusts as high as 25 mph. Low around 39.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Low around 38.
 
El Portal
Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. 
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am and before 11pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South wind gusts as high as 20 mph. Low around 47.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Low around 43.
 
Wawona
Today: Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. 
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. South southeast gusts as high as 20 mph. Low around 40. A 20 percent chance of showers at night.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. Low around 38.
 
Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a southwest wind could gust as high as 30 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. South wind gusts as high as 25 mph.
Saturday: A 30 percent chance of rain and snow showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with southwest gusts as high as 35 mph.
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, October 22, 2014 WEATHER Yosemite Valley Today: Sunny, with a high near 66. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low ar

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
 
WEATHER
 
Yosemite Valley
Today: Sunny, with a high near 66.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. 
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66. 
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. 
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68. 
Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. 
 
El Portal
Today: Sunny, with a high near 77. 
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 79. 
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. 
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 79. 
Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
 
Wawona
Today: Sunny, with a high near 72. 
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. 
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. 
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. 
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 75. 
Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
 
Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Sunny, with a high near 60. 
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. 
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30. 
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 59. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night: A slight chance of rain showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Tuesday, October 21, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Sunny, with a high near 59.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 65. Low around 45.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 66. Low around 46.

El Portal
Today: Sunny, with a high near 73.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Low around 50.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Low around 51.

Wawona
Today: Sunny, with a high near 65.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 71. Low around 43.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Low around 44.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Sunny, with a high near 53.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Low around 30.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 59. Low around 30. Southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph at night.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Yosemite National Park Proposes Entrance Fee and Campground Fee Increase - News Release
30 Day Public Engagement Period Begins Today

Media Contacts: Scott Gediman & Ashley Mayer 209-372-0248; Kari Cobb 209-372-0529

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Old bus in the El Portal Fire burn area, 10/19/14

Old bus in the El Portal Fire burn area, 10/19/14

There is a old mine at Crane Creek on the Foresta Road that has this old bus. It used to be pretty much all in one piece until the 1990 fire and the El Portal Fire that swept through this area this summer really finished it off.

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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Monday, October 20, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Monday, October 20, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Low around 41.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Low around 45.

El Portal
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Low around 47.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Low around 50.

Wawona
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southwest in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Low around 42.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Low around 43.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 35 mph.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 29. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Low around 30.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Low around 30.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

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#Yosemite Daily Photo, Plane Wreckage from the Dog Rock Fire being hauled out, 10/19/14

Plane Wreckage from the Dog Rock Fire being hauled out, 10/19/14

The Dog Rock Fire started on 10/8/14 and that afternoon a Cal Fire bomber plane clipped a tree and crashed. Today they hauled it out to Foresta Big Meadow.

 

Plane Wreckage from the Dog Rock Fire being hauled out, 10/19/14
Plane Wreckage from the Dog Rock Fire being hauled out, 10/19/14
Plane Wreckage from the Dog Rock Fire being hauled out, 10/19/14
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#Yosemite Daily Photo, The Mirror Lake Balanced Rock Garden battle continues..

 The Mirror Lake Balanced Rock Garden battle continues..

At Mirror Lake in Yosemite Valley there is a area where folks have been balancing rocks and it has grown to be quite large. Well some other folks dont like the balanced rocks so they knock them down. This has been going for years. The first photo shows the Mirror Lake Balanced Rock Garden on 7/12/14. The second photo shows the Mirror Lake Balanced Rock Garden on 10/17/14

Mirror Lake Balanced Rock Garden on 7/12/14
Mirror Lake Balanced Rock Garden on 10/17/14
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Friday, October 17, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday, October 17, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Low around 45.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Low around 46.

El Portal
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Low around 50.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Low around 51.

Wawona
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Low around 44.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Low around 45.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 57.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Low around 31.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Low around 31.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Sunrise Trailhead Restoration - Asphalt Removal/Boardwalk Construction
Yosemite Conservancy and the Roads/Trails Department will begin restoration of the Sunrise Trailhead on Monday, October 20th. Removal of the asphalt trail and excavation on the filled wetland area by the Roads Department is scheduled to last 4-8 days. The construction of the boardwalk will be done by the Trails Department and will consist of 4-6 weeks of construction or until the snow flies. During the construction hikers will be rerouted around the construction to the Tenaya Creek Crossing. Any questions or concerns can be directed to Keasha Blew at 379-1303 (K. Blew)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Thursday, October 16, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Thursday, October 16, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. Low around 44. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Low around 46.

El Portal
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Low around 50.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Low around 49.

Wawona
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Low around 43.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Low around 43.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 31.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Low around 30.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Low around 31.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Yosemite National Park Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Deaf Services - News Release
Special Programs and Services Will be Available October 24 - 26, 2014

Media Contacts: Scott Gediman (209) 742-3519; Kari Cobb (209) 742-3520

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