Tioga Pass has closed due to a winter storm that is making it’s way through Northern California brining rain and snow.
It’s the news nobody wanted to hear, it’s going to be a dry, dry summer.
More rain and snow is forecast for later this week and we couldn’t be happier! Last year California experienced an abnormally dry year. This year is almost the polar opposite (pun intended) according to Department of Water Resources survey teams who made their first water content report of the year this week.
If you’re heading up to the park this weekend bring a warm jacket and your snow tires. There’s a good chance Yosemite Valley will be white by Monday.
Yosemite National Park Rangers and Search and Rescue Personnel were called in to assist a climber on El Capitan Monday after he was forced to spend the night on El Capitan in a snow storm.
Forecasters at the US Climate Prediction Centre (CPC) are citing warming ocean temperatures as a signal that El Nino could strike as early as the third quarter of 2012, raising prospects of wreaking weather havoc from North and South America to Asia.
Today’s Photo of the Day comes to us from Andrys Basten who caught this beautiful shot of a clearing storm around Bridalveil Fall. Great shot, Andrys. Thanks for sharing! You can check out more of Andrys great photos by visiting her Flickr photo stream and her website. Photo by Andrys Basten via Flickr
If you’re heading up to the park this weekend bring some warm clothes and a rain jacket. It’s going to be cold and could get wet as cool air mass passes through Central California bringing unseasonably cool temperatures and a chance of thunderstorms with rain, hail, lightning and, as usual in the Sierra, maybe even [...]
Today’s Photo of the Day is a haunting shot from Dan Mitchell. Dan’s photos are always a favorite for photo of the day not only because they’re incredibly beautiful but he also has a great story along with each one. Among my very favorite conditions in Yosemite Valley are those of winter or late-spring days [...]
Godbeams, John Muir Wilderness. (Cross posted from The Little Red Tent)