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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59.
Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Wednesday A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Thursday A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

El Portal
Today A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Wednesday A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79.
Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.

Wawona
Today A chance of showers, then showers and thunderstorms likely after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely before 11pm, then a chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Wednesday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 70.
Thursday Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Snow showers, mainly after 11am. Some thunder is also possible. High near 40.
Tonight Snow showers, mainly before 11pm. Some thunder is also possible. Low around 22.
Wednesday A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers likely. Some thunder is also possible. Cloudy, with a high near 48.
Thursday A slight chance of snow showers before 11am, then a slight chance of rain showers. Some thunder is also possible. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Monday, May 19, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Monday, May 19, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 58.
Wednesday Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.

El Portal
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43.
Tuesday A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
Wednesday A 50 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Wawona
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
Tonight A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 68.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 51.
Tonight A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 22.
Tuesday Snow showers likely, mainly after 11am. Cloudy, with a high near 40.
Wednesday A chance of snow showers before 11am, then rain showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Friday, May 16, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday, May 16, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Sunny, with a high near 74.

El Portal
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 98.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Sunny, with a high near 82.

Wawona
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 87.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Campground Updates
Crane Flat Campground and Tamarack Flat Campground will open for the season on May 23, 2014. Crane Flat is available by reservation via www.recreation.gov (877-444-6777), and Tamarack Flat will be operated on a first-come, first-serve basis. We have no other estimated opening dates at this time. (M. Carter)
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Traffic Delays on Village Drive May 19 - May23
Beginning Monday, May 19th until Friday, May 23rd from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Village Drive will be directed one-lane traffic due to construction at the Valley Administration Building. Delays of 10 minutes are expected. Please use alternate routes if possible. (K. White)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Thursday, May 15, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Thursday, May 15, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 90.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 89.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 84.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 98.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 97.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 92.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 89.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 88.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 69.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 35.
Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Power Outage at Glacier Point/Sentinel Dome, Chapel, Lower Yosemite Fall Today
The High Voltage shop will be conducting Line Maintenance that will require a power outage affecting the Glacier Pt. Store, Glacier Pt. Housing and the Sentinel Dome repeater site. Other services that will be temporarily affected will include The Chapel and the Lower Falls Rest rooms. The outage will take place between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, Thursday May 15. (M. Alcantar)
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Sal's Tonight
Yes, it's everybody's favorite taco truck today, May 15 at the Clark Community Hall in El Portal. Come enjoy a taco or two. Or how about a delicious burrito? And don't forget about the Yosemite Employee Association's astounding beverage service. All proceeds from the YEA bar benefit your community in the form of projects, improvements, and scholarships. Can you think of a better way to spend a warm spring evening in El Portal? No, you can't! (A. Davis)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 88.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 96.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 98.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 96.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 87.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 87.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 67.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Half Dome Cables in Yosemite National Park to Open Friday, May 16
Early Season Permits Available at Recreation.gov
Yosemite News Release
May 13, 2014

Media Contacts:
Scott Gediman 209-372-0248
Kari Cobb 209-372-0529

The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park will be reset this Friday, May 16, 2014. This opening date is a week earlier than previously scheduled due to the low snowpack. Hikers wishing to ascend the cables between May 16 and May 22 can apply online at: www.recreation.gov for a first-come, first-served, permit. Permits for the early season week will be available at 7:00 a.m. (PDT) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, May 14. These early season permits are required, non-refundable and non-transferable.

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 54.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 90.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 88.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 96.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 53.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 98.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 96.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 87.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 87.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 67.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 33.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 69.
Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 67.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Half Dome Cables in Yosemite National Park to Open Friday, May 16
Early Season Permits Available at Recreation.gov
Yosemite News Release
May 13, 2014

Media Contacts:
Scott Gediman 209-372-0248
Kari Cobb 209-372-0529

The cables to the summit of Half Dome in Yosemite National Park will be reset this Friday, May 16, 2014. This opening date is a week earlier than previously scheduled due to the low snowpack. Hikers wishing to ascend the cables between May 16 and May 22 can apply online at: www.recreation.gov for a first-come, first-served, permit. Permits for the early season week will be available at 7:00 a.m. (PDT) / 10:00 a.m. (EDT) on Wednesday, May 14. These early season permits are required, non-refundable and non-transferable.

Yosemite's Secrets - How Deep Is Tenaya Lake?

 
 

 

Over the winter months while researching material for Yosemite Audio Adventures I stumbled on some Yosemite trivia that simply blew my mind & I just have to share it!

It all began at Tenaya Lake in Yosemite National Park. Playing on the frozen water of Tenaya lake was one of those "once in a lifetime experiences" and while I was scooting around on the ice a female tourist asked if I knew how deep Tenaya Lake was?

I did not, I was taken back, I pride myself on knowing most everything about this park! It's a simple question but I had no idea.

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 86.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 51.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 90.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 93.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 49.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 95.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 98.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 44.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 86.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 88.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 63.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 28.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 67.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 68.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Middle School Play Today
You’re invited to attend “The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet” , a short comedy by Peter Bloedel performed by The El Portal Middle School. Join us today, May 13, 2014 in the El Portal School Multi Purpose Room at 6:30 pm. And snacks will be available. This play is very funny you don’t want to miss it! (G. Dreifus)
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Attention FBMS Users
Logging into FBMS using your PIV card doesn't work correctly right now, so please log in using your network ID (e.g., lschafer@nps.gov) and password. The issue is known, however, there is no estimated fix date at this time. Information will be shared as it becomes available. (L. Schafer)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Monday, May 12, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Monday, May 12, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 84.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 87.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 88.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 46.
Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 93.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 95.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 77.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 43.
Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 81.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 85.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 58.
Tonight Clear, with a low around 24.
Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 63.
Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 65.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Weekly Safety and Wellness Topic - The Fitness and Safety Connection
Whether you lift or move heavy items or sit in front of a computer screen all day, physical
fitness can help you do your job better and safer. When you are fit and healthy, you are likely to be more alert and able to avoid hazards. If your body gets the benefit of regular exercise, it is less likely to be damaged by strenuous activities or repetitive stress. Find out more about the fitness and safety connection with this weeks safety training. (G. Dean)
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#yosemite daily video, Hwy 140 entrance gate line on 5/10/14 11am

#yosemite Hwy 140 entrance gate line on 5/10/14 11am

This is why you should get lodging inside the gates of Yosemite such as those found in Foresta at www.4yosemite.com Foresta is inside the entrance gates and offers peaceful and quiet Yosemite Lodging just 7 miles from Yosemite Valley. Be careful of Yosemite Lodging claiming to be close to Yosemite. While they may be close to entrance gates they are many miles from Yosemite Valley. Places such as Evergreen which is close to the Hwy 120 entrance gate and Tenaya Lodge which is close to Hwy 41 entrance gate, in reality they are really a good 45 minutes from Yosemite Valley and often have long lines at the gates.

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Friday, May 9, 2014

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday, May 9, 2014

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

El Portal
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Wawona
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

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RECENT NEWS

Middle School Play
You’re invited to attend “The Seussification of Romeo & Juliet” , a short comedy by Peter Bloedel performed by The El Portal Middle School. Join us Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in the El Portal School Multi Purpose Room at 6:30 pm. And snacks will be available. This play is very funny you don’t want to miss it! (G. Dreifus)
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Yosemite Forum
Please join us in the Yosemite Valley Auditorium, Tuesday, May 13, 2014, from Noon to 1 p.m. for the Yosemite Forum. The subject this month is Twentieth-Century atmospheric deposition and acidification trends in Sierra Nevada Lakes. This interactive lecture will be presented by Dr. Andi Heard, National Park Service, Inventory and Monitoring Program. Please contact D. Smith, 9-1439, or M. Thornley, 9-1060 for additional information. Thank you. (D. Smith)
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