Mountain Area residents woke up to threatening skies Monday morning. Showers, with thunderstorms, are possible after 10 a.m. Some of these storms are expected to produce heavy rainfall. Temperatures near 53, with west winds 5-10 mph. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch are possible.
There is a 90% chance of showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 10 p.m., then a chance of showers, with lows near 30, and north winds 5-10 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
On Tuesday, there is a 30% chance of showers, mainly before 10 a.m., and a 20% chance of showers in the evening before 10 p.m.
The sun will return Wednesday, with a high near 56, and a north wind around 5 mph.
Yosemite National Park
Visitors to Yosemite National Park can expect showers, snow showers and isolated thunderstorms today (Monday, Nov. 2). Near the crest, there will be snow showers in the morning, followed more snow showers and isolated thunderstorms in the afternoon. The temperature will be cold and breezy, with gusts up to 55 mph over higher elevations; highs of 42-50 at 5,000 feet elevation, and 31-37 degrees above 8,000 feet. Snow accumulation, above 8,000 feet, up to 12 inches.
Snow showers, showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected in the evening, with a chance of snow showers after midnight. Near the crest, snow showers in the evening, with snow showers likely after midnight. Colder temperatures, with snow accumulation up to 2 inches; total snow accumulation up to 14 inches. Snow level at 5,500 feet. Lows 28-36 at 5,000 feet elevation, and 16-22 at 8,000 feet.
Tomorrow, Tuesday, will be mostly cloudy, with a 40% chance of snow showers, a 50% chance of snow showers near the crest. Snow level at 5,500 feet. Highs 40-46 at 5,000 feet, and 25-35 at 8,000 feet.