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Yosemite Rain Totals from the 1/30/14 storm

Yosemite Rain Totals from the 1/30/14 storm
Yosemite Valley received 2.05" of precipitation from the January 30 storm, and South Entrance received 2.06". According to SFPUC, O'Shaughnessy Dam received 1.88".

The Western Regional Climate Center, a part of NOAA, has analyzed the long-term (i.e. since 1948) data record of the weather station Yosemite Valley. According to this analysis, average precipitation between October 1 and January 31 is 19.58". The Yosemite Valley weather station reports 5.27" of precipitation since October 1. This is roughly 27% of average.

Below are the average monthly precipitation by month. February is the second-rainiest month, on average.

January 6.70"
February 6.21"
March 5.30"
April 2.95"
May 1.50"
June 0.65"
July 0.41"
August 0.21"
September 0.76"
October 1.85"
November 4.71"
December 6.12"

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 42.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 15.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday: A 50 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 43. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

El Portal
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53.

Wawona
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
Thursday: A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 44. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Monday, February 3, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Monday, February 3, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: A day of scattered sunshine illuminating a ground freshly covered with the frozen tears of Broncos fans (i.e., snow). High 42.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, low of 27
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high of 44.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high of 45.

El Portal
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high of 47.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high of 49.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high of 52.

Wawona
Today: Partly sunny, with a high of 41.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high of 44.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high of 47.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Weekly Safety Training - Monthly Safety Review
In keeping with Yosemite Directive 11-002, Safety and Health Workplace Review, this week has been set aside for Front Line Supervisors to conduct monthly safety inspections (reviews) of their work areas. The Safety Office has provided a process for implementing this requirement via the weekly safety training program. Several checklists are available as a guide in documenting your efforts and can be found in our Weekly Safety Training document, pages 6 - 11, posted on the Safety SharePoint site. (G. Dean)
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Tree Work
Monday Feb 3rd, NPS Forestry crews will be continuing tree work along North Side Drive near Ranger Y. Traffic control will be in place with short delays. (L. Castro)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Friday, January 31, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday, January 31, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: A chance of rain and snow showers, mainly before 4pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tonight: A slight chance of rain and snow showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. East northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 41. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable.

El Portal
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 50. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

Wawona
Today: A slight chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 42. West northwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 23. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 43. East northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Road Conditions
As of 9 am, the Mariposa Grove Road is closed due to snow and chains are required on the Big Oak Flat and Wawona Roads. Check 209/372-0200 (then dial 1 then 1) for updates.

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Bike Stand closed until further notice
Due to inclement weather, the Yosemite Lodge Bike Stand will be closed for operation until further notice. (W. Kearns)
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