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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Friday, June 21, 2013

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday, June 21, 2013

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Sunny, with a high near 75.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.

El Portal
Today: Sunny, with a high near 94.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 95.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

Wawona
Today: Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the morning.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Sunny, with a high near 63.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 31.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Campground Opening
Bridalveil Creek Campground will open for the season on Saturday, June 22, 2013. (M. Carter)
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15-Minute Traffic Delays Wawona Road (June 24th thru August 2nd)
Starting June 24th thru August 2nd park crews will be scaling loose rock along Wawona Road, Monday thru Friday 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM with single-lane traffic control and up to 15-minute traffic delays. There will either be pilot car operations or alternating stop and go traffic with flaggers, depending upon the length of single-lane closure. No holiday or weekend work is planned at this time.

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Thursday, June 20, 2013

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Thursday, June 20, 2013

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 90.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 90.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 96.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 78.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 84.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 60.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 29.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 69.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

YNPCCC Summer BBQs start Today 11am to 1pm in front of the Museum!
Summer is officially here! Today, June 20, is the first Yosemite National Park Child Care Center BBQ fundraiser of the year! Come join us from 11am to 1pm for a tasty lunch in front of the Museum in Yosemite Valley. On the menu: Burger or veggie burger plus all the fixings, corn on the cob, a bag of chips, and lemonade--all for only $10!!! We'll also have sodas and dessert available for $1 each. We're raising money for some much-needed repairs to our El Portal Facility's play structure. Come support a great cause and treat yourself to a tasty lunch that you don't have to prepare--you deserve it!!! (J. Modrak-Killian)
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Glen Aulin Opening
Glen Aulin High Sierra Camp is opening for the season on Friday June 21, 2013. (W. Kearns)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 74.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 82.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 85.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 94.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 75.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 82.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 59.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 67.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Carsten Fire Update
As of 8:00 PM Tuesday, the Carsten Fire was 40% contained. Full containment is expected by Monday, June 24.

The fire has burned approximately 1,621 acres and dozers and handlines did an excellent job yesterday.

There were 2,237 firefighters on scene yesterday, with the personnel being reduced to 1,223 today. There will be 7 dozers, 53 engines, 43 crews, 11 water tenders, and 8 helicopters working today.

One thousand residents have been allowed to re-enter the area. Evacuations are still in place for Jerseydale, Clarks Valley, and Triangle Road areas. (A. Kunz)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 74.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 82.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 85.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 89.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 94.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 75.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 82.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 59.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 25.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 62.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 67.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Carsten Fire Update
As of 8:00 PM Tuesday, the Carsten Fire was 40% contained. Full containment is expected by Monday, June 24.

The fire has burned approximately 1,621 acres and dozers and handlines did an excellent job yesterday.

There were 2,237 firefighters on scene yesterday, with the personnel being reduced to 1,223 today. There will be 7 dozers, 53 engines, 43 crews, 11 water tenders, and 8 helicopters working today.

One thousand residents have been allowed to re-enter the area. Evacuations are still in place for Jerseydale, Clarks Valley, and Triangle Road areas. (A. Kunz)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Friday, June 14, 2013

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Friday, June 14, 2013

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

El Portal
Today: Sunny, with a high near 94.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 96.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Wawona
Today: Sunny, with a high near 82.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 47.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today: Sunny, with a high near 67.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Yosemite Valley Maintenance Area Parking Advisory
The American Indian Council of Mariposa County has scheduled a Bear Ceremony on Friday June 14 in the Village of Ahwahnee. Please remove all vehicles from the parking area located between the AT&T building and the Search and Rescue building by Thursday evening to facilitate parking for their event (J. Hoeflich)
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Tuolumne Stables and White Wolf Opening Friday, June 14
White Wolf hours of Operation - Breakfast 7:30am - 9:30am. Lunch Sandwiches , beverages, and snacks available at the front desk store .Dinner 6pm - 8pm reservations recommended.
Tuolumne Stables hours of Operation are - 7am - 5pm weather and conditions permitting. (W. Kearns)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Thursday, June 13, 2013

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park
Thursday, June 13, 2013

WEATHER

Yosemite Valley
Today Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 82..
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 81.

El Portal
Today Sunny, with a high near 91.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 94.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 94.

Wawona
Today Sunny, with a high near 80.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 42.
Friday Sunny, with a high near 82.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 82.

Tuolumne Meadows
Today Sunny, with a high near 61.
Tonight Mostly clear, with a low around 28.
Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.
Saturday Sunny, with a high near 65.

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

Don't Miss Your chance to be Part of Yosemite History!
Reminder to all NPS employees: please attend the NPS all-employee photo today! This photo will hang on the walls of the Yosemite Administration Building for years to come!! Grab your co-workers and meet in front of the Valley Visitor Center at 10:30 am this Thursday, June 13th. Wear your uniform, shine your boots, bring your best smile, and look sharp! (K. Kosick)
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And the winner is....
Come to the Barry Hance Award ceremony to find out! The winner will be announced at today's ceremony, 11:00 am at the Valley Auditorium. Come see which one of your fellow Yosemite co-workers will be presented with the Park's most prestigious award! Join the Executive Leadership Team for a celebratory lunch honoring the winner after the ceremony. There will be a BBQ lunch and cake for all! We look forward to seeing you there! (K. Kosick)
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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Daily Report - Yosemite National Park Wednesday, June 12, 2013 WEATHER Yosemite Valley Today Sunny, with a high near 81. Tonight Clear, with a low around 51. Thursday Sunny, with a high near 77. Friday Sunny, with a high near 81. El Portal Today Sunny, with a high near 95. Tonight Clear, with a low around 53. Thursday Sunny, with a high near 91. Friday Sunny, with a high near 94. Wawona Today Sunny, with a high near 84. Tonight Clear, with a low around 46. Thursday Sunny, with a high near 79. Friday Sunny, with a high near 82. Tuolumne Meadows Today Sunny, with a high near 65. Tonight Clear, with a low around 30. Thursday Sunny, with a high near 60. Friday Sunny, with a high near 65. ====================================================== NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY Valley Visitor Center Maintenance – Wednesday, June 12 The Valley Visitor Center Bookstore will be closing one hour early, at 6pm, on Wednesday, June 12 for a minor remodel project. The Visitor Center lobby will remain open for questions and Yosemite Theater LIVE! ticket purchases until the regularly scheduled closing time at 7pm. (T. King) __________________________ John Muir Trial Closure Due to a rockfall on Tuesday, June 11, the John Muir Trail is currently closed until further notice from the junction of the Mist Trail, just above Vernal Fall footbridge, to Clark Point. (J. Hoeflich) ____________________________ Silent Auction Fundraiser at the Ansel Adams Gallery for Yosemite Daycare Please join us this Wednesday, June 12 at the Ansel Adams Gallery for a Silent Auction Fundraiser to benefit the children of the Yosemite National Park Child Care Center. The event will be held from 4 to 6pm with wine and light snacks served. Here's your chance to win some great prizes while supporting Yosemite's kids!

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