Daily Winter Weather Report
Date: Friday - December 17, 2010
|Station||Max Temp||Min Temp||Pres Temp||New Snow||Snow Depth||BC||OC||SC||Present Conditions|
|Madison||18||-24||-23||T||21||Calm / Foggy|
|Snake River||24||-16||-16||T||35||Calm / Clear|
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 17 December 2010 by the NWS Riverton, WY
Today: Patchy freezing fog before 11:00 am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 16°F and a low around -5°F. Wind chill values as low as -30°F. South wind between 7 and 9 mph.
Saturday: Snow, mainly after 11:00 am. High near 19°F and low around 15°F. Wind chill values as low as -15°F. South wind between 7 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Sunday: Snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 25°F and a low around 16°F south southwest wind between 6 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
Monday: A 40 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 23°F and a low around 11°F. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 23°F and a low around 17°F.
Wednesday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 28°F and a low around 20°F.
Thursday: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25°F.
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Date: Friday, December 17, 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||Open||Yes||Fair||Oversnow|
|Grant to South Entrance||Open||Yes||Good||Oversnow|
|Junction to Chief Joseph Hwy||CLOSED||No||CLOSED||CLOSED|
|Lake to East Entrance||12/22||Yes||Poor||None|
|Lake to West Thumb||Open||Yes||Good||Oversnow|
|Madison to Old Faithful||Open||Yes||Good||Oversnow|
|Madison to West Yellowstone||Open||Yes||Good||Oversnow|
|Mammoth to Norris||Open||Yes||Fair||Oversnow|
|Norris to Canyon||Open||Yes||Good||Oversnow|
|Norris to Madison||Open||Yes||Good||Oversnow|
|Old Faithful to Grant||Open||Yes||Good||Oversnow|
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.
Information provided by the National Weather Service and Yellowstone National Park Service
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