Yosemite Natl Park, CA

4:31 AM PST on February 20, 2017 (GMT -0800)
MAHIC1 | | Change Station

Elev 4034 ft 37.73 °N, 119.56 °W | Updated 26 minutes ago

40.0 °F
Feels Like 40 °F
Wind Variable Wind from North
Gusts 0.0 mph

High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Few 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 2900 ft
Windchill 40 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.43 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:41 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 34% visible
METAR KO22 201215Z AUTO 13005KT 3SM FEW006 BKN016 OVC029 09/09 A2998 RMK AO1 P0006
Pressure 29.98 in
Visibility 3.0 miles
Clouds Few 600 ft
Mostly Cloudy 1600 ft
Overcast 2900 ft
Windchill 40 °F
Dew Point 40 °F
Humidity 97%
Rainfall 0.43 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:41 AM 5:43 PM
Waning Crescent, 34% visible
METAR KO22 201215Z AUTO 13005KT 3SM FEW006 BKN016 OVC029 09/09 A2998 RMK AO1 P0006

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Watches & Warnings

Winter Storm Warning
Issued: 9:50 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 10 am PST Tuesday
above 7000 feet...

* accumulations... 20 to 40 inches from Kings Canyon north to
Yosemite National Park. 10 to 20 inches from the Tulare and
Kern County border north to Kings Canyon.

* Locations... southern Sierra Nevada from Yosemite National Park
to the Tulare and Kern County border above 7000 feet.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and blowing snow.

* Timing... tonight through Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
blowing snow... reduced visibility... and additional power

* Winds... southwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of
snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in
an emergency. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food,
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.


Areal Flood Warning
Issued: 9:59 AM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... A Flood Warning for urban areas and small streams remains in
effect until 400 PM PST Thursday for Colusa... Yolo... Sutter...
Solano... Plumas... alpine... Placer... Shasta... Lassen... Amador...
Tuolumne... Sacramento... lake... Stanislaus... San Joaquin... El
Dorado... Calaveras... Tehama... Butte... Glenn... Sierra... Yuba and
Nevada counties...

* interior northern California will experience another significant
uptick in flooding problems starting late tonight and continuing
through Monday night as an intense atmospheric river type storm

* Our entire region has saturated soils and many flooded areas
already. This will enhance the impact of additional heavy rains
this week.

* Additional stress will be placed on levees, rivers, creeks, and

* We may see flooding in locations which haven't been impacted in
many years.

* We are strongly advising all residents in interior northern
California to be prepared for flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be prepared to evacuate if flooding should affect your area. Gather
a "go bag" with important items like medications and hard to replace
documents. Do not Forget to plan for you pets and animals.

Please never drive across flooded waters and roadways, especially
flowing water. Most people who are killed or injured during floods
are attempting to drive through flooded waters. Turn around, don't

Lat... Lon 3725 12146 3810 12157 3808 12230 3832 12206
      3884 12229 3867 12262 3907 12309 3950 12306
      3955 12288 4033 12307 4058 12269 4117 12246
      4118 12250 4118 12133 4059 12132 3835 11963
      3776 11988 3780 12018 3713 12122


Areal Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Issued: 9:52 PM PST Feb. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday morning...

The Flood Watch continues for

* a portion of central California, including the following
areas, east central San Joaquin Valley, Mariposa, Madera, and
Fresno County foothills, Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings
Canyon, Tulare County foothills, Tulare County mountains, and
west central San Joaquin Valley.

* Through Tuesday morning

* an incoming strong storm system will bring a period of
excessive rainfall to central California. The heaviest
rainfall will occur early Monday morning through Monday night.

* The combination of already wet soils and moderate to heavy
rain could lead to excessive runoff. Flooding of small
streams, low water crossings and poor drainage areas will be
possible. Mud and rock slides in areas of higher terrain are
also possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts.

You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible
flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be
prepared to take action should flooding develop.


421 PM PST sun Feb 19 2017

The National Weather Service in Hanford CA has extended the

* flood advisory for...
a dam floodgate release in...
south central Madera County in central California...
central Fresno County in central California...

* until 430 am PST Wednesday

* above normal water releases from Friant dam will bring a threat of
minor flooding along and adjacent to the San Joaquin River
downstream to Mendota.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you
can do so safely.

A flood advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Lat... Lon 3701 11972 3699 11969 3697 11972 3694 11972
      3690 11977 3686 11978 3685 11980 3684 11983
      3684 11990 3682 12000 3681 12003 3681 12008
      3680 12013 3677 12019 3678 12021 3676 12023
      3676 12032 3680 12032 3679 12027 3680 12020
      3682 12013 3683 12009 3683 12004 3685 11996
      3686 11983 3689 11980 3694 11977


Hydrologic Statement
Issued: 2:30 AM PST Feb. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

Forecast information for
Merced River at pohono bridge
* at 2:00 am Monday the stage was 4.7 feet
* forecast to fluctuate near 5.0 ft thru this morning then forecast
to rise to near 6.5 ft after midnight tomorrow with continued rise
* Flood stage 10.0 ft.
* Impact... near 6.5 feet, river is closed to rafters and flotation.

Lat... Lon 3776 11975 3782 11956 3769 11952 3761 11968