Daily Winter Weather Report
Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
|Station||Max Temp||Min Temp||Pres Temp||New Snow||Snow Depth||BC||OC||SC||Present Conditions|
|Canyon||31||0||0||4||30||Clear / Calm|
|Lake||33||6||8||5.5||30||Clear / Calm|
|Madison||33||2||2||4||21||Clear / Calm|
|Snake River||38||8||18||7||38||X||Lt Snow|
|Tower||39||8||10||1||16||Clear / S @ 10-15mph|
|West Entrance||35||4||5||6||25||Clear / Calm|
WEEKLY SAFETY MESSAGE: Remember to always be aware of your surroundings. It is important this time of year to not only be aware of the slippery, icy ground below but to watch out for overhead hazards too. Accumulated snow has been sliding off of the roof tops.
Yellowstone National Park Weather Forecast on 15 December 2010 by the NWS Riverton, WY
Today: Snow likely, mainly before 11:00 am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 17°F. Wind chill values as low as -10°F. West wind around 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -6°F. Wind chill values as low as -25°F. West southwest wind between 9 and 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday: A 20 percent chance of snow. Patchy freezing fog before 1100 am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 16°F. Wind chill values as low as -20°F. Southwest wind around 7 mph.
Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around -6°F. Wind chill values as low as -20°F. South wind around 6 mph becoming calm.
Friday: Patchy freezing fog before 1100 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 17°F. East wind at 10 mph becoming southwest.
Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow, mainly after 1100 pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0°F. South southwest wind between 7 and 10 mph.
Saturday: A 40 percent chance of snow, mainly after 11:00 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 21°F. South wind between 7 and 9 mph.
Saturday Night: A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13°F.
Sunday: A 50 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25°F.
Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 14°F.
Monday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 25°F.
Monday Night: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 15°F.
Tuesday: A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 29°F.
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Date: Wednesday, December 15, 2010
|ROAD||DATE OPEN||Admin||Conditions||Public Access|
|Gardiner to Mammoth||YR||STR||STR||STR|
|Mammoth to Tower||YR||STR||STR||STR|
|Tower to NE Entrance||YR||STR||STR||STR|
|Canyon to Lake||12/15||No||-||None|
|Grant to South Entrance||12/15||Yes||Oversnow Poor||None|
|Junction to Chief Joseph Hwy||CLOSED||No||-||CLOSED|
|Lake to East Entrance||12/22||No||-||None|
|Lake to West Thumb||12/15||Yes||Oversnow||None|
|Madison to Old Faithful||12/15||Yes||Oversnow Fair||None|
|Madison to West Yellowstone||12/15||Yes||Oversnow Good||None|
|Mammoth to Norris||12/15||Yes||Oversnow Fair||None|
|Norris to Canyon||12/15||Yes||Oversnow Good||None|
|Norris to Madison||12/15||Yes||Oversnow Good||None|
|Old Faithful to Grant||12/15||Yes||Oversnow Poor||None|
YR = Year Round ⁄ NR = No Restrictions ⁄ STA = Snow Tires Advised ⁄ STR = Snow Tires Required
* NOTE: CLOSED FOR THE SEASON.
# Poor road conditions - bare spots and melting snow - Restricted to Snowcoaches Only.
The park service plowing schedule for roads for the spring season.
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