• 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 - 03/11/07

Date: Sunday, March 11, 2007

STATION

MAX TEMP

MIN TEMP

PRES TEMP

NEW SNOW

SNOW DEPTH

OC

BC

SC

PRESENT CONDITIONS

CANYON

EAST ENTRANCE

42

25

33

0

31

X

S @ 5mph

GRANT VILLAGE

LAKE

40

23

27

0

37

X

Calm

MADISON

46

28

34

0

24

X

Calm

MAMMOTH

49

33

37

0

3

X

S @ 5-7mph

OLD FAITHFUL

SNAKE RIVER

41

26

26

TR

45

X

Calm

TOWER

48

25

26

0

11

X

N @ 2mph

LAMAR

48

26

28

0

12

X

W @ 8-12mph

WEST ENTRANCE

43

29

32

0

30

X

Calm

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

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

Special Information

Boiling River is now open from 5 am to 9 pm daily, beginning today, Sunday, March 11th.

The Bear Management Closure for the Blacktail area is in effect.

The road from Lake to WestThumb is now open to snowmobiles and snow coaches.


Weather Forecast

Today

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a 20% chance of rain or snow showers. Highs 36 to 42. Lows 20 to 26.

Monday through Wednesday

Mostly cloudy and breezy with a 20-30% chance of rain or snow showers each day. Highs 38 to 48. Lows 15 to 26.

Thursday through Saturday

Partly cloudy. Highs 35 to 48. Lows 12 to 20.

******** FOR CURRENT ROAD INFORMATION PLEASECALL 307-344-2117********

All over snow routes are by commercially guided trips only.

OVER SNOW VEH. ROUTES

GOOD

FAIR

POOR

OTHER CONDITIONS

MAMMOTH TO NORRIS

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CANYON TO NORRIS

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CANYON TO WASHBURN OVERLOOK

X

CANYON TO MUD VOLCANO

X

LAKE TO MUD VOLCANO

X

LAKE TO CUB CREEK

X

LAKE TO PUMICE POINT

X

Snowing light/minor drifts

EAST ENT TO CUB CREEK

X

GRANT TO PUMICE POINT

X

GRANT TO SOUTH ENTRANCE

X

GRANT TO CRAIG PASS

X

OLDFAITHFUL TO CRAIG PASS

X

OLD FAITHFUL TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

X

MADISON TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

X

MADISON TO WEST ENTRANCE

X

MADISON TO NORRIS

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

CLOSED

WHEELED VEHICLE ROADS: STR-SnowTires Required, STA-Snow Tires Advised, NR-No Restrictions

Mammoth to Gardiner- STR

Mammoth to Tower- STR

Tower to Northeast- STR

Freight Road- OPEN 2/27/07

Virginia Cascades Drive-CLOSED for the rest of the season.

Did You Know?

Fire in Yellowstone Pineland in 1988

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.