• An aerial view of Old Faithful erupting taken from Observation Point with the Old Faithful Inn to the side.

    Yellowstone

    National Park ID,MT,WY

Winter Daily Reports - 01/02/07

Date: Tuesday, January 2, 2007

STATION

MAX TEMP

MIN TEMP

PRES TEMP

NEW SNOW

SNOW DEPTH

OC

BC

SC

PRESENT CONDITIONS

CANYON

27

-10

8

0

22

X

Calm

EAST ENTRANCE

29

1

27

0

26

X

SW @ 5

GRANT VILLAGE

22

-1

19

31

X

Calm

LAKE

MADISON

26

1

11

0

16

X

Calm

MAMMOTH

34

11

25

0

4

X

SE @ 3-5

OLD FAITHFUL

28

-7

15

0

21

X

Calm

SNAKE RIVER

28

-8

11

0

33

X

Calm

TOWER

23

-2

18

0

10

X

W @ 2-412

NE/LAMAR

18

-4

17

0

9

X

Calm

WEST ENTRANCE

21

-7

11

0

19

X

Calm

OC-Overcast, BC-Broken Clouds, SC-Scattered Clouds

Temp above 20 Green//0 to 20Yellow//0 to -20 Red//Colder than -20 Blue

Special Information

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.


Weather Forecast

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.


Today

Mostly cloudy. Highs 26 to 32. Lows 14 to 20.


Wednesday

Cloudy and windy with a 50% chance of snow. Moderate snow accumulations. Highs 26 to 32. Lows 15 to 21.


Thursday

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.

ROAD CONDITIONS

OVER SNOW VEH. ROUTES

GOOD

FAIR

POOR

OTHER CONDITIONS

MAMMOTH TO NORRIS

X

Over-snow with rubber tracks only

CANYON TO NORRIS

X

Over-snow only

CANYON TO WASHBURN OVERLOOK

X

Over-snow only

CANYON TO MUD VOLCANO

X

Over-snow only

LAKE TO MUD VOLCANO

X

Over-snow only

LAKE TO CUB CREEK

X

Over-snow only

LAKE TO PUMICE POINT

X

Over-snow only

EAST ENT TO CUB CREEK

X

Over-snow only

GRANT TO PUMICE POINT

X

Over-snow only

GRANT TO SOUTH ENTRANCE

X

Over-snow only

GRANT TO CRAIG PASS

X

Over-snow only

OLD FAITHFUL TO CRAIG PASS

X

Over-snow only

OLD FAITHFUL TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

X

Over-snow only

MADISON TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

X

Over-snow only

MADISON TO WEST ENTRANCE

X

Over-snow only

MADISON TO NORRIS

X

Over-snow only

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?

Seventh Cavalry Ensignia Pin.

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.