• 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 - 01/21/07

Date: Sunday, January 21, 2007

STATION

MAX TEMP

MIN TEMP

PRES TEMP

NEW SNOW

SNOW DEPTH

OC

BC

SC

PRESENT CONDITIONS

CANYON

22

3

7

2

28

X

Calm

EAST ENTRANCE

25

1

2

.5

26

Clear/ Calm

GRANT VILLAGE

23

-3

-3

1

41

Clear/ Calm

LAKE

20

0

0

20

29

Clear/ Calm

MADISON

24

-2

3

1

20

Clear/ Calm

MAMMOTH

33

20

20

1 ½

7

X

N @ 2-4mph

OLD FAITHFUL

21

-5

-5

2

26

Clear Calm

SNAKE RIVER

18

3

9

2

41

Clear/ Calm

TOWER

21

9

10

-7

12

X

W @ 2-3

NE/LAMAR

28

5

5

½

10

X

Calm

WEST ENTRANCE

21

0

0

½

23 ½

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


Weather Forecast

Today

Cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow. Highs 13 to 19 and lows 5 below to 13 below zero. Northwest winds around 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 15 below to 25 below zero in the morning.

Monday

Partly cloudy. Highs 14 to 20 and lows 4 below to 2 above zero. West winds around 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 20 below to 30 below zero in the morning.

Tuesday

Partly cloudy. Highs 20 to 26 and lows 2 below to 4 above zero. West winds around 15 mph. Lowest wind chill readings 11 below to 21 below zero in the morning.

Wednesday

Mostly sunny. Highs 24 to 30 and lows 2 below to 8 above zero.

Thursday

Mostly sunny. Highs 22 to 28 and lows 2 to 8.

Friday

Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 21 to 27 and lows 2 below to 8 above zero.


ROAD CONDITIONS

ROAD

CLOSES TO PUBLIC

ADMIN

REQS

CONDITIONS

GARDINER TO MAMMOTH

YR

N/A

POOR

STR

MAMMOTH TO TOWER

YR

N/A

POOR

STR

TOWER TO NE ENTRANCE

YR

N/A

POOR

STR

TOWER TO CANYON

(Dunraven Pass)

OPEN (Canyon to Washburn Overlook only)

CLOSED (Tower to Washburn Overlook)

Y (Canyon to Washburn Overlook only)

GOOD

Over snow travel only from Canyon to Washburn overlook

Closed to all travel from Tower to Washburn overlook

MAMMOTH TO NORRIS

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

NORRIS TO CANYON

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

NORRIS TO MADISON

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

MADISON TO WEST YELLOWSTONE

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

MADISON TO OLD FAITHFUL

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

OLD FAITHFUL TO GRANT (Craig Pass)

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

CANYON TO LAKE

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

LAKE TO EAST ENTRANCE (Sylvan Pass)

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

LAKE TO GRANT

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

GRANT TO SOUTH ENTRANCE

OPEN

Y

GOOD

Over snow travel only

JUNCTION TO CHIEF JOSEPH HWY.

CLOSED

N/A

CLOSED

CLOSED

BEARTOOTH HWY.

CLOSED

N/A

CLOSED

CLOSED

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

Did You Know?

Bison in Yellowstone.

There are more people hurt by bison than by bears each year in Yellowstone. Park regulations state that visitors must stay at least 25 yards away from bison or elk and 100 yards away from bears.