High Sierra Nevada Weather Conditions

High Sierra Nevada Weather Conditions / Forecasts and Travel Resources

Weather forecasts and current travel conditions for select locations in transit to, and within, the High Sierra Nevada.

The following High Sierra forecasts and travel info are snapshots of conditions syndicated from various resources and are based on the latest and most accurate data known to be available. Please be aware that information on this page represents conditions and forecasts at a single point in time, and that mountain weather conditions can and will change rapidly. Some websites and outside reports will also differ from what is provided herein. Please consult multiple sources of forecast information and embark upon your alpine adventures safely and with the most recent and accurate information available.

 

Muir Trail Ranch / Vermilion Valley Resort Area Weather Forecast

Winter Storm Warning

Issued:
2:14 PM PST on November 20, 2018
Expires:
8:00 AM PST on November 22, 2018

Air Quality Alert

Issued:
12:24 PM PST on November 20, 2018
Expires:
12:30 PM PST on November 22, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 11/20 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
Snow
Wednesday 11/21 60%
Snow
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to cloudy skies with a mixture of rain and snow developing in the afternoon. High 47F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Snow Showers
Thursday 11/22 40%
Snow Showers
Snow showers early. Peeks of sunshine later. High 38F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Snow
Friday 11/23 90%
Snow
Periods of rain and snow. High 41F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 11/24 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High around 45F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 11/25 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 45F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

 

Shaver Lake Area Weather Forecast

Winter Storm Warning

Issued:
2:14 PM PST on November 20, 2018
Expires:
8:00 AM PST on November 22, 2018

Air Quality Alert

Issued:
12:24 PM PST on November 20, 2018
Expires:
12:30 PM PST on November 22, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 11/20 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the mid 30s.
Rain
Wednesday 11/21 80%
Rain
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to cloudy skies and rain in the afternoon. High 48F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 11/22 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 38F. Winds light and variable.
Rain
Friday 11/23 100%
Rain
Rain. High around 40F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall around a quarter of an inch.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 11/24 20%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 44F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Mostly Cloudy
Sunday 11/25 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Mainly cloudy. High near 45F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

 

Yosemite Valley Area Weather Forecast

Clear
Wednesday 11/21 10%
Clear
Sunny skies. High 47F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Thursday 11/22 10%
Clear
Mainly sunny. High 52F. Winds light and variable.
Mostly Cloudy
Friday 11/23 10%
Mostly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies in the morning will give way to cloudy skies during the afternoon. High 53F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 11/24 60%
Chance of Rain
Rain showers early with overcast skies later in the day. High near 55F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of Rain
Sunday 11/25 50%
Chance of Rain
Partly cloudy early followed by increasing clouds with showers developing later in the day. High near 60F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Overcast
Monday 11/26 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 43F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.

 

Tioga Pass Area Weather Forecast

The location could not be found.

 

Hume Lake Area Weather Forecast

The location could not be found.

 

Mineral King Ranger Station Area Weather Forecast

The location could not be found.

 

Lodgepole Area Weather Forecast

Winter Storm Warning

Issued:
2:14 PM PST on November 20, 2018
Expires:
8:00 AM PST on November 22, 2018

Air Quality Alert

Issued:
12:24 PM PST on November 20, 2018
Expires:
12:30 PM PST on November 22, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 11/20 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
Snow
Wednesday 11/21 60%
Snow
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to cloudy skies with a mixture of rain and snow developing in the afternoon. High 47F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Snow Showers
Thursday 11/22 40%
Snow Showers
Snow showers early. Peeks of sunshine later. High 38F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%.
Snow
Friday 11/23 90%
Snow
Periods of rain and snow. High 41F. Winds SW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 11/24 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High around 45F. Winds NE at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 11/25 10%
Partly Cloudy
Sunshine and clouds mixed. High around 45F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

 

Bishop Area Weather Forecast

Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 11/20 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 11/21 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 64F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Thursday 11/22 0%
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. High 58F. Winds WNW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 11/23 0%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly cloudy skies early will become partly cloudy later in the day. High 59F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Saturday 11/24 0%
Clear
Plentiful sunshine. High 59F. Winds N at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 11/25 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 58F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.

 

Lake Sabrina Area Weather Forecast

The location could not be found.

 

Mount Whitney Area Weather Forecast

The location could not be found.

 

South Lake Tahoe Area Weather Forecast

Winter Storm Warning

Issued:
3:44 PM PST on November 20, 2018
Expires:
6:00 AM PST on November 22, 2018
Mostly Cloudy
Tuesday 11/20 0%
Mostly Cloudy
Considerable cloudiness. Lows overnight in the upper 20s.
Rain
Wednesday 11/21 90%
Rain
Partly cloudy skies during the morning hours will give way to cloudy skies and rain in the afternoon. Morning high of 48F with temps falling to near 35. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near a quarter of an inch.
Snow Showers
Thursday 11/22 70%
Snow Showers
Occasional snow showers. Quite windy. High 37F. Winds SW at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 70%. About one inch of snow expected.
Rain
Friday 11/23 100%
Rain
Cloudy and windy with periods of rain. High 43F. Winds SW at 25 to 35 mph. Chance of rain 100%. Rainfall near a half an inch. Winds could occasionally gust over 40 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 11/24 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 42F. Winds light and variable.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 11/25 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High near 45F. Winds light and variable.

 

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 California Precipitation Forecast Map

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 Thunderstorm Probabiliy Forecast Map for the United States

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 Observed Snow Depths

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