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Today's Forecast
↑63° ↓53°
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  • Dewpoint↓39° / ↑48°
  • Humidity↓53% / ↑96%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy before noon and then overcast later into the evening.
No snow today.
Potential Precip: 0.67 to 3.33 inches
Winds variable at 3 to 10 mph through the morning becoming variable at 1 to 8 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 13 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 46 to 62 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Wednesday the 23rd
↑65° ↓55°
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  • Dewpoint↓44° / ↑51°
  • Humidity↓81% / ↑90%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
None expected.
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds SW 5 to 14 mph through the morning becoming variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 18 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 50 to 59 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Thursday the 24th
↑65° ↓52°
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  • Dewpoint↓41° / ↑48°
  • Humidity↓69% / ↑84%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
No snow today.
No precipitation expected throughout the day.
Winds SW 8 to 17 mph through the morning shifting to SE 4 to 13 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 21 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 45 to 60 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Friday the 25th
↑56° ↓47°
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  • Dewpoint↓40° / ↑44°
  • Humidity↓55% / ↑94%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth0"
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming cloudy into the evening.
None expected.
Potential Precip: 0.04 to 0.2 inches
Winds S 8 to 19 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 24 mph. Wind chill expected to be 39 to 48 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Saturday the 26th
↑54° ↓42°
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  • Dewpoint↓44° / ↑34°
  • Humidity↓55% / ↑92%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth2"
Mostly cloudy throughout the day.
Flurries possible throughout the day.
Potential Precip: 0.19 to 0.93 inches
Winds SW 6 to 15 mph through the morning shifting to S 6 to 15 mph in the afternoon, evening with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 35 to 47 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
Sunday the 27th
↑67° ↓48°
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  • Dewpoint↓51° / ↑37°
  • Humidity↓47% / ↑81%
  • Regional Forecasted Snow0"
  • Regional Snow Depth1"
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning, and then mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
None expected today.
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.1 inches
Winds W 6 to 15 mph through the morning shifting to variable at 3 to 10 mph in the afternoon, evening. Temperatures will feel like they are between 40 to 63 degrees throughout the day.
Daily Freezing Level In Feet
  • Last Update26 Feb @ 06:02
  • Snow Past 24 hrs0"
  • Snow Past 48 hrs0"
  • Season Total0"
  • Average Base Depth( Estimate ) 0"
  • Today's Snow Potential0"
Comments
None Reported
  • High Lift Elevation8,000ft
  • Base Elevation7,200ft
  • Vertical Drop800ft
  • Longest Trail miles
  • Trails0 of 10
  • Lifts0 of 5
  • Acreage0 of 88 ( 0% )
Other Info
  • Additional ReportsNone Available
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Conditions
  • Humidity95%
  • Dewpoint47°
  • Sustained 0mph
  • Gusting 0mph
  • VisibilityUnreported
  • Snow DepthUnreported
Comments
Unreported
Location
Happy Isles, CA
  • Elevation4,003ft
  • UpdatedMay 22 @ 04:08
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Contact
Location
  • City: Mariposa
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
Tahoe - Mammoth - April 04, 2018
Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

..NOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND...
Mild weather is expected through Thursday. A few light showers are possible today and Thursday, mainly well north of Interstate 80. A strong atmospheric river will impact northeast California and western Nevada Friday into Saturday, bringing periods of moderate to heavy rain, high elevation snow, gusty winds, and concerns for flooding along rivers and streams.

..MORE DETAIL...
(Translated from NWS but added in some detail and our own outlook)
A strong late season Atmospheric River (AR) will bring periods of heavy precipitation to the region Friday and Saturday. With a strong sub-tropical influence and the jet stream (cold air to the north of this) forecast to stay well north of the region during most of precipitation event. Precip will fall
primarily as rain, even in the higher elevations above 9,000 and 10,000 feet. The main concern continues to be flooding, both for small creeks and streams, and for main stem rivers. There is a flood watch in effect from late Friday afternoon through Saturday for the Sierra and the Sierra foothills.

It is late in the atmospheric river season and this AR is forecast to be solidly in the strong category, which is quite rare for this time of year. PWAT (moisture) and IVT (moisture + transport) anomalies are on the very high end of their respective scales for this time of year, and between Friday afternoon and Saturday morning, several inches of water or more will fall on thew west slopes of the Sierra Nevada.

Precipitation will begin to move into the Sierra and NE California by Thursday night with periods of light to moderate precipitation through Friday afternoon as warm advection precipitation begins to push into the Sierra. A 6-12 hour period of very heavy precipitation is expected Friday night into Saturday morning as the core of the low pressure nears the Pacific Northwest coast, bringing increased forcing to the moisture laden
environment over the Sierra. The very warm temperatures aloft will promote more efficient warm rain processes and will likely result in impressive rain rates Friday night (heavy rain and flooding likely).

Current forecast for QPF is up to around 3-4 inches along the Sierra crest with 1.5-2 inches along the immediate lee of the Sierra and 0.5-1.0 inch spilling into western Nevada. During the period of heaviest precipitation the jet stream and the cold core of the low is forecast to remain well north of the
Sierra. Very warm subtropical air is forecast to move into the area from the southwest with mid-level temperatures potentially rising to around +3C to +5C during the heaviest precipitation. This will likely push snow levels to 10,000+ to 11,000 feet later Friday through early Saturday. CM

NEXT WEEK...
Early through mid next week looks busy with storms, colder this time, with snow levels to resort bases... Moderate to heavy snow is expected Tuesday and again next Thursday (9th/ 11th), followed by some sunshine and warming. After the 15th/ 16th or so we see high pressure build in across the eastern Pacific and west US coast, with sunny skies and warming temperatures, quite spring-like. CM
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US Extended Snowfall Outlook - Updated May 13, 2018
LONG RANGE OUTLOOK from snowforecast.com - May 13, 2018

Updated Sunday May 13, 2018-

Low pressure will continue frequently affecting the west coast right into June, with late season upper-mountain snowfalls expected at times for Aspen and western Colorado. Do You want to see OTHER AREAS mentioned, email me and let me know... CM

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Expanded Outlook

Tuesday
↑63° / ↓53°
iconWinds: variable 3 to 10 mph, then variable 1 to 8 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑63° / ↓53°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the morning.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.27 to 1.35 inches
Winds
Morning winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 46 to 62 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑62° / ↓55°
Sky
Overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
No snow.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.4 to 1.98 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 1 to 8 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 51 to 58 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 3,993ft
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Wednesday
↑65° / ↓55°
iconWinds: SW 5 to 14 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑64° / ↓55°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.15 inches
Winds
Morning winds SW 5 to 14 mph with gusts up to 18 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 50 to 59 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑65° / ↓56°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 50 to 59 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 3,993ft
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Thursday
↑65° / ↓52°
iconWinds: SW 8 to 17 mph, then SE 4 to 13 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑65° / ↓55°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming clear through the morning.
Snow
None expected in the morning hours.
Precipitation
None expected through the morning.
Winds
Morning winds SW 8 to 17 mph with gusts up to 21 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 50 to 60 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑65° / ↓52°
Sky
Mostly clear with a few clouds becoming mostly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
No snow through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
No precipitation expected through the afternoon and evening.
Winds
Afternoon winds SE 4 to 13 mph with gusts up to 16 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 45 to 60 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 3,993ft
temperature graph
Friday
↑56° / ↓47°
iconWinds: S 8 to 19 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑56° / ↓48°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy before noon.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Morning winds S 8 to 19 mph with gusts up to 24 mph. Expected wind chill to be 40 to 48 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑56° / ↓47°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming overcast through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
None expected.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.03 to 0.15 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Wind chill expected to be 39 to 48 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 3,993ft
temperature graph
Saturday
↑54° / ↓42°
iconWinds: SW 6 to 15 mph, then S 6 to 15 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑49° / ↓42°
Sky
Mostly cloudy before noon.
Snow
Flurries possible through the morning.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.06 to 0.3 inches
Winds
Morning winds SW 6 to 15 mph with gusts up to 19 mph. Wind chill expected to be 35 to 41 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑54° / ↓48°
Sky
Mostly cloudy through the afternoon and evening.
Snow
Flurries possible through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.05 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds S 6 to 15 mph. Wind chill expected to be 41 to 47 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 3,993ft
temperature graph
Sunday
↑67° / ↓48°
iconWinds: W 6 to 15 mph, then variable 3 to 10 mph
iconForecast Snow: 0"
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AM

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↑65° / ↓48°
Sky
Partly cloudy becoming clear before noon.
Snow
No snow in the morning hours.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.02 to 0.08 inches
Winds
Morning winds W 6 to 15 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 40 to 60 degrees through the morning.

PM

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↑67° / ↓58°
Sky
Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy into the evening.
Snow
None expected through the afternoon and evening.
Precipitation
Potential Precip: 0.01 to 0.03 inches
Winds
Afternoon winds variable at 3 to 10 mph. Temperatures will feel like they are between 51 to 63 degrees into the evening.
Hourly Temperatures at 3,993ft
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Regional Soil Temperatures
  • Soil High Temperature53°
  • Soil Low Temperature48°
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  • Soil Low Temperature49°
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  • Soil Low Temperature51°
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  • Soil Low Temperature48°
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  • Soil Low Temperature46°
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