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

Air Quality Alert

Issued:
2:39 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Expires:
4:00 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 91F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 07/19 20%
Partly Cloudy
Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 83F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 07/20 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 79F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 07/21 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High around 80F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 07/22 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High around 80F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 07/23 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 82F. SE winds shifting to WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

 

Shaver Lake Area Weather Forecast

Air Quality Alert

Issued:
2:39 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Expires:
4:00 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 86F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Thursday 07/19 10%
Clear
Sun and a few passing clouds. High 83F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Friday 07/20 20%
Clear
Sunny along with a few clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 07/21 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Sunday 07/22 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy skies. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 82F. Winds WSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Monday 07/23 20%
Clear
Generally sunny despite a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 85F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.

 

Yosemite Valley Area Weather Forecast

Clear
Wednesday 07/18 0%
Clear
Mostly clear. Lows overnight in the low 60s.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 07/19 0%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 88F. Winds light and variable.
Thunderstorm
Friday 07/20 80%
Thunderstorm
Thunderstorms likely in the morning. Then the chance of scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 84F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 07/21 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Mixed clouds and sun with scattered thunderstorms. High around 80F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 07/22 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High around 75F. Winds W at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 07/23 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Showers early then scattered thunderstorms developing later in the day. High around 80F. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 60%.

 

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

Air Quality Alert

Issued:
2:39 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Expires:
4:00 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 91F. Winds W at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 07/19 20%
Partly Cloudy
Some sun in the morning with increasing clouds during the afternoon. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 83F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 07/20 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered thunderstorms. High 79F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 07/21 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High around 80F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 07/22 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High around 80F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Monday 07/23 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Scattered showers and thunderstorms. High 82F. SE winds shifting to WSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

 

Bishop Area Weather Forecast

Excessive Heat Warning

Issued:
2:37 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Expires:
9:00 PM PDT on July 18, 2018
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 103F. Winds SSE at 10 to 20 mph.
Clear
Thursday 07/19 20%
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 100F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Friday 07/20 20%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 95F. Winds S at 10 to 20 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Saturday 07/21 50%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High 97F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 50%.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 07/22 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy in the morning followed by scattered thunderstorms in the afternoon. High 96F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.
Clear
Monday 07/23 20%
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 97F. Winds SSW 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

Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 07/18 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 86F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 07/19 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 88F. Winds ENE at 5 to 10 mph.
Clear
Friday 07/20 20%
Clear
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High around 85F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Partly Cloudy
Saturday 07/21 20%
Partly Cloudy
Mostly sunny early then increasing cloudiness later in the day. High 81F. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Sunday 07/22 60%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Variable clouds with scattered thunderstorms. High near 80F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Clear
Monday 07/23 20%
Clear
Except for a few afternoon clouds, mainly sunny. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High 83F. Winds SE at 5 to 10 mph.

 

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