Yosemite National Park Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

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Daily Report - Yosemite National Park

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Wednesday, January 3rd, 2018

 

Yosemite National Park Zone Forecast

Today: Mostly cloudy. A 20 percent chance of rain in the afternoon. Near the crest, a 20 percent chance of snow in the afternoon. Snow level above 8000 feet. Highs 55 to 65 at 5000 feet...47 to 57 at 8000 feet.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow. Slight chance of rain in the evening, then chance of rain after midnight. Chance of snow 50 percent. Snow level above 8000 feet. Lows 36 to 46 at 5000 feet...26 to 36 at 8000 feet.

TomorrowMostly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of rain in the morning. Near the crest, a 50 percent chance of snow in the morning. Snow level above 8000 feet. Highs 53 to 61 at 5000 feet...43 to 51 at 8000 feet.

 

Additional Point Forecast Weather Links:

Yosemite Valley  |  Wawona  |  Tuolumne Meadows  |  Glacier Point |  Big Oak Flat  |  Hetch Hetchy  |  El Portal  |  Mariposa | Badger Pass

 

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NEW AND HAPPENING TODAY

 

Hello & Goodbye To Mike Gauthier Thursday

Mike Gauthier will be at Sal's this Thursday to say hello and goodbye before moving on to his new position as Superintendent of Nez Perce National Historic Site. Stop by and say hello if you're in El Portal!  (R. Madrid)

 

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RECENT NEWS

 

Don Coffman Retired

Don Coffman finished up his last day as Fire Marshal on December 31st. Please forward your communications to fire inspector Blake Scott at blake_scott@nps.gov, 379-1852 or to FMO Kelly Martin at kelly_martin@nps.gov, 372-0325. Don will be returning as a volunteer in 2018 to assist the Fire and Aviation Branch until a new fire marshal is hired. His cell phone number is 770-4755.

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Yosemite Conservancy seeks Theater and Sales Coordinator

Are you a creative and reliable individual seeking public engagement opportunities? Do you believe theater plays an important role in helping visitors connect to Yosemite? Come run the Yosemite Theater program and work with visitors in the Valley Visitor Center bookstore. Work with great people, express yourself both creatively and administratively, and offer visitors unique interpretive experiences in the theater. Looking for friendly, good humored, team player who is organized and can confidently solve problems independently. Can train for the rest. Position is year round, subject to furlough and includes generous benefits. Visit yosemiteconservancy.org/employment for position description and application instructions.  (A. Ripple)

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Room(s) for Rent

Two rooms for rent in a beautiful, large 4+ bed/2.5 bath home, nestled in the hills off the 140, near the border of Mariposa and Midpines. Home is on 5 quiet acres, surrounded by great views which you can see from bedroom windows. $550/month per room, plus a portion of utilities. Discount for both rooms. Email synchronicity.support@gmail.com if you're interested.  (K. Indigo)

 

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CONSTRUCTION & TRAFFIC DELAYS

 

Art Center Demolition

The AAC demolition is completed except for the sand removal under the building. This will require a contract modification and so the project is on hold until the modification is completed by PWR, likely in late January - early February. Completion of the sand removal is expected by early February.  (D. Miller)

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Museum/District Building Electrical Rehab Project

This project will rehabilitate the electrical system in the Museum/District Building by installing grounding in the existing electrical circuits. The Contractor mobilized on Monday, December 18th and the project is expected to run for 6 months. The 8 parking stalls to the west of the building between the sidewalk on the south and the south end of the fence to the north will become the Contractor's staging areas.  Please do not leave any vehicles parked there on Sunday night. Thank you.  (K. White)


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