Snowfall Possibilities for Mariposa for 12 inches or extra: 58%
Snowfall Possibilities for Oakhurst for 12 inches or extra: 77%
Snowfall Possibilities for Yosemite Valley for 12 inches or extra: 100%
February 26, 2023 – The Nationwide Climate Service Hanford Workplace studies a storm system will probably be accountable for low elevation snow within the Sierra Nevada foothills and Kern County mountains.
Snow ranges will probably be as little as 2,000 ft.
Nearly all of this snow will fall Tuesday night time and Wednesday morning.
Listed below are snow likelihood graphics for six inches of snow or extra, eight inches of snow or extra, and twelve inches of snow or extra.
Space Forecast Dialogue
Nationwide Climate Service Hanford CA
454 AM PST Solar Feb 26 2023
.SYNOPSIS…Storm system from the final couple days is exiting to
the east however the first in one other sequence of programs will start to
impression the area late this afternoon. Rain, mountain snow, and
gusty winds will proceed at instances by way of Wednesday. Dry climate
is forecast on Thursday and Friday however freezing temperatures are
doubtless throughout a lot of the San Joaquin Valley each mornings.
Higher low accountable for heavy precipitation the final couple of
days is lastly transferring inland throughout southern California. There
have been a pair extra day by day rainfall data set within the San Joaquin
Valley on February 25. Fresno-Yosemite Worldwide Airport had
0.69 inches of rain, tying the day by day report rainfall set in 1940.
Bakersfield Meadows Discipline had 0.98 inches of rain, setting a brand new
day by day report. Interstate 5 over the Grapevine Go stays closed
as a consequence of snow and ice however is scheduled to reopen at 11 AM on Sunday.
Freeway 58 over Tehachapi Go simply closed down once more however with no
estimated time for reopening. The higher low will develop into an open
wave at present and speed up eastward throughout the 4 Corners area.
However dry climate will probably be temporary as one other sequence of storm programs
will impression the area by way of midweek. A trough off the Pacific
Northwest coast this morning will start to unfold precipitation
into the northern parts of the district by late this afternoon
and attain Kern County in a single day. This method will probably be adopted by
a stronger system on Monday after which one other from Tuesday by way of
Wednesday. Snow ranges over the Sierra Nevada will start round
3000 to 4000 ft at present however decrease to 2000 to 3000 ft on Monday.
Snow ranges over the Kern County mountains will start round 4000
ft Monday, decrease to close 3000 ft Monday night time after which hover
between 3000 and 4000 ft Tuesday and Wednesday. A Winter Storm
Warning has been issued for the Sierra Nevada starting at 4 PM
this afternoon till 10 AM Monday. Winds will improve on Monday
and can create blowing snow and white-out circumstances at instances.
Subsequently, a Blizzard Warning has been issued for the Sierra from
10 AM Monday by way of 4 PM Wednesday. NBM possibilities point out
storm complete snow accumulators over the excessive Sierra might vary
from 3 to 7 ft. A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for the
Sierra Foothills above 2000 ft from 4 PM this afternoon by way of
4 PM Wednesday. The Kern County mountains will probably be below a Winter
Storm Warning from 4 AM Monday till 10 PM Wednesday. Snow ranges
will probably be at or beneath the cross ranges for the length resulting in
hazardous street circumstances. Mannequin ensemble means favor dry climate
on Thursday and Friday below quick wave ridging. A chilly air mass
in place will doubtless end in freezing temperatures throughout a lot
of the San Joaquin Valley on Thursday and Friday mornings.
.AVIATION…Mountain obscuring IFR circumstances with precipitation
spreading north to south after 00Z Monday. Native MVFR/IFR in rain
throughout the San Joaquin Valley after 00Z Monday. Elsewhere VFR
circumstances will prevail throughout the central CA inside for the
subsequent 24 hours.
.AIR QUALITY ISSUES…
On Sunday February 26 2023, Hearth/Wooden Range Burning Standing
is: Burning Discouraged in Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced,
and Tulare Counties, and Kern (Higher Frazier Park Space) and
Sequoia Nationwide Park and Forest.
The extent of certainty for days 1 and a pair of is medium.
The extent of certainty for days 3 by way of 7 is medium.
Certainty ranges embrace low…medium…and excessive. Please go to
www.climate.gov/hnx/certainty.html for extra info
and/or to offer suggestions.
Winter Storm Warning from 4 PM this afternoon to 4 PM PST
Wednesday for CAZ318-320-322.
Winter Storm Warning from 4 PM this afternoon to 10 AM PST
Monday for CAZ323>331.
Blizzard Warning from 10 AM Monday to 4 PM PST Wednesday for
Winter Storm Warning from 4 AM Monday to 10 PM PST Wednesday for