Winter Daily Reports - 01/07/07
Date: Sunday, January 7, 2007
OC-Overcast, BC-Broken Clouds, SC-Scattered Clouds
Temp above 20 Green//0 to 20Yellow//0 to -20 Red//Colder than -20 Blue
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Cloudy, snow likely with total snow accumulation of 3 to 5 inches. Highs 16 to 22 and lows 7 to 13. Southwest winds 15 to 25 mph increasing to 25 to 35 mph in the afternoon. Lowest wind chill readings 21 below to 31 below zero in the morning.
Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs 18 to 24 and lows 1 to 7. West winds 20 to 30 mph.
Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs 20 to 26 and lows 2 to 8. Southwest winds 15 to 20 mph.
Breezy and cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs 16 to 22 and lows 6 below to 2 above zero.
Colder and mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow. Highs 2 to 8 and lows 13 below to 19 below zero.
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.
Did You Know?
The 1988 fires affected 793,880 acres or 36 percent of the park. Five fires burned into the park that year from adjacent public lands. The largest, the North Fork Fire, started from a discarded cigarette. It burned more than 410,000 acres.