• 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 - 12/24/06

Date: Sunday, December 24, 2006

STATION

MAX TEMP

MIN TEMP

PRES TEMP

NEW SNOW

SNOW DEPTH

OC

BC

SC

PRESENT CONDITIONS

CANYON

17

3

10

4

22

X

Calm

EAST ENTRANCE

28

-9

18

4

24

X

Variable Winds

GRANT VILLAGE

27

-4

11

3

31

Clear/Calm

LAKE

20

-3

8

4

22

X

Calm

MADISON

23

3

12

1

14

Clear/Calm

MAMMOTH

OLD FAITHFUL

23

5

8

1

21

Clear/Calm

SNAKE RIVER

19

0

16

8

34

X

Calm

TOWER

27

0

18

1

7

X

W @ 4-5mph

LAMAR

WEST ENTRANCE

17

3

10

4

22

Clear/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

Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 17 to 23 and lows 1to 7. West winds 15 to 20 mph.

Christmas Day

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs 18 to 24 and lows 10 to 16. West winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday

Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow. Highs 21 to 27 and lows 9 to 15. Southwest winds around 15 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday through Saturday

Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow. Highs in the 20s and lows 6 to 14.


ROAD CONDITIONS

OVER SNOW VEH. ROUTES

GOOD

FAIR

POOR

OTHER CONDITIONS

MAMMOTH TO NORRIS

X

Commercially Guided Oversnow with rubber tracks only

CANYON TO NORRIS

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

CANYON TO WASHBURN OVERLOOK

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

CANYON TO MUD VOLCANO

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow with rubber tracks only from South Rim Drive to Mud Volcano

LAKE TO MUD VOLCANO

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow with rubber tracks only

LAKE TO CUB CREEK

CLOSED

LAKE TO PUMICE POINT

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

EAST ENT TO CUB CREEK

CLOSED

GRANT TO PUMICE POINT

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

GRANT TO SOUTH ENTRANCE

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

GRANT TO CRAIG PASS

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

OLD FAITHFUL TO CRAIG PASS

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

OLD FAITHFUL TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

x

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

MADISON TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

MADISON TO WEST ENTRANCE

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

MADISON TO NORRIS

X

Commercially Guided Over-snow only

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

Mammoth to Gardiner- STA

Mammoth to Tower- STR

Tower to Northeast- STR

OTHER ROAD NOTATIONS:

Firehole Canyon Driveis closed to all travel.

Fountain Flats Drive is open to coaches (matrack and bombers) only.

Did You Know?

Fishing Bridge.

You cannot fish from Fishing Bridge. Until 1973 this was a very popular fishing location since the bridge crossed the Yellowstone River above a cutthroat trout spawning area. It is now a popular place to observe fish.