Winter Daily Reports - 01/02/07
Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2007
OC-Overcast, BC-Broken Clouds, SC-Scattered Clouds
Temp above 20 Green//0 to 20Yellow//0 to -20 Red//Colder than -20 Blue
Mammoth to Norris is open to rubber tracked over-snow vehicles,including snowmobiles. It is not yet open to metal tracked vehicles.
Access up-to-date information on ski trails throughout Yellowstone at Xanterra’s Ski Report Web Page at http://www.travelyellowstone.com/daily-trail-status-1688.html.
There will be a WINTER STORM WATCH in effect for Yellowstone National Park from Wednesday evening through Thursday evening. Significant snowfall is expected during that time.
Mostly cloudy. Highs 26 to 32. Lows 14 to 20.
Cloudy and windy with a 50% chance of snow. Moderate snow accumulations. Highs 26 to 32. Lows 15 to 21.
Windy with a 70% chance of snow.Moderate snow accumulations. Highs 22 to 28. Lows 5 to 11.
Friday and Saturday
Mostly cloudy with a 20-30% chance of snow each day. Highs 17 to 23. Lows zero to 6 above.
Sunday and Monday
Cloudy and breezy with a 40% chance of snow each day. Highs in the lower to mid 20s. Lows 1 to 7.
WHEELED VEHICLE ROADS: STR-Snow Tires Required, STA-Snow Tires Advised, NR-No Restrictions
Mammoth to Gardiner- STR
Mammoth to Tower- STR
Tower to Northeast- STR
OTHER ROAD NOTATIONS:
Fountain Flats Drive is open to coaches (matrack and bombers) only.The Freight Road near Old Faithful is closed to all travel due to poor conditions.
Did You Know?
Prior to the establishment of the National Park Service, the U.S. Army protected Yellowstone between 1886 and 1918. Fort Yellowstone was established at Mammoth Hot Springs for that purpose.