• 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 - 12/31/06

Date: Sunday, December 31, 2006

STATION

MAX TEMP

MIN TEMP

PRES TEMP

NEW SNOW

SNOW DEPTH

OC

BC

SC

PRESENT CONDITIONS

CANYON

EAST ENTRANCE

24

-4

2

0

27

Clear/W @ 3-5mph

GRANT VILLAGE

17

-13

-7

0

31

Clear/Calm

LAKE

23

-10

-5

0

22

X

Calm

MADISON

23

-15

-7

0

16

Clear/Calm

MAMMOTH

26

7

11

0

4

Clear/S @ 3-5mph

OLD FAITHFUL

28

-11

-4

0

22

Clear/Calm

SNAKE RIVER

27

-17

-11

0

35

X

Calm

TOWER

27

-8

-8

0

10

X

Calm

NE/LAMAR

WEST ENTRANCE

17

-12

-9

0

20

Clear

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 patchy morning fog. Highs 19 to 25. Lows 5 below to 1 above zero.


Monday

Mostly cloudywith a 20% chance of snow. Highs 18 to 24. Lows 4 below to 4 above zero.

Tuesday

Partly cloudy.Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Lows 0 to 5.

Wednesday

Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of snow.Highs in the mid 20s to lower 30s. Lows 5 to 11.

Thursday and Friday

Mostly cloudy with a 50% chance of snow each day.Highs in the lower to mid 20s. Lows 5 to 11.

ROAD CONDITIONS

OVER SNOW VEH. ROUTES

GOOD

FAIR

POOR

OTHER CONDITIONS

MAMMOTH TO NORRIS

X

Guided Over-snow with rubber tracks only

CANYON TO NORRIS

X

Guided Over-snow only

CANYON TO WASHBURN OVERLOOK

X

Guided Over-snow only

CANYON TO MUD VOLCANO

X

Guided Over-snow only

LAKE TO MUD VOLCANO

X

Guided Over-snow only

LAKE TO CUB CREEK

X

Guided Over-snow only

LAKE TO PUMICE POINT

X

Guided Over-snow only

EAST ENT TO CUB CREEK

X

Guided Over-snow only

GRANT TO PUMICE POINT

X

Guided Over-snow only

GRANT TO SOUTH ENTRANCE

X

Guided Over-snow only

GRANT TO CRAIG PASS

X

Guided Over-snow only

OLD FAITHFUL TO CRAIG PASS

X

Guided Over-snow only

OLD FAITHFUL TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

X

Guided Over-snow only

MADISON TO FOUNTAIN FLATS

X

Guided Over-snow only

MADISON TO WEST ENTRANCE

X

Guided Over-snow only

MADISON TO NORRIS

X

Guided 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.