Daily Winter Weather Report
Date: Sunday - December 19, 2010
|Station||Max Temp||Min Temp||Pres Temp||New Snow||Snow Depth||BC||OC||SC||Present Conditions|
|Mammoth||28||13||24||1||14||X||SW @ 2-4mph|
|Old Faithful||28||-3||25||1||25||X||Calm / Lt snow|
|Snake River||19||-1||18||2||36||X||Lt snow|
|Tower||21||-6||20||1.5||16||X||Calm / Lt snow|
|West Entrance||23||-20||21||2||26||X||Calm / Lt snow|
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 19 December 2010 by the NWS Riverton, WY
Today: Snow. Patchy freezing fog before 11:00 am. Steady temperature around 23°F. West wind around 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Total daytime snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches with additional 2 to 4 inches overnight.
Monday: Snow. High near 20°F and a low around 5°F. Wind chill values as low as zero. Breezy, with a west wind between 22 and 25 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. New daytime snow accumulation of less than one inch.
Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 22°F and a low around 11°F.
Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 26°F and a low around 17°F.
Thursday: A 30 percent chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 25°F and a low around 13°F.
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 23°F and a low around 11°F.
Christmas Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 27°F.
******** FOR CURRENT ROAD INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 307-344-2117********
Date: Sunday, December 19, 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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