SEVERE WEATHER ALERT!!! HARD FREEZE WATCH

Severe Weather Alert

Remember don’t leave your pets outside on these freezing temperatures.

Hard Freeze Watch in effect from Thursday, 12:00 AM PST until Friday, 6:00 AM PST. According to the U.S. National Weather Service.

HARD FREEZE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…
 
The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Hard Freeze Watch, which is in effect from late Wednesday night through early Friday morning.
 
* TEMPERATURES…Middle 20s, especially east side of the San
Joaquin Valley Thursday morning. Lower to middle 20s across the
entire San Joaquin Valley by Friday morning.
 
* TIMING…Temperatures are expected to drop below freezing by
late Wednesday evening, then fall just below 28 degrees after 3
am PST Thursday morning. They should remain below 28 degrees
through sunrise both Thursday and Friday mornings.
 
* IMPACTS…Freezing temperatures can cause damage to pipes andcan kill plants that are sensitive to cold. Please check on
the elderly and make sure your animals have a warm shelter.
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…
 
A Hard Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are very possible. These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation, especially Friday morning across the San Joaquin Valley.

SUMMER MIGHT BE SHORT UP IN TUOLUMNE MEADOWS

With over 100 inches of snow still on the ground at 8,600 feet, it looks like it may be a short summer season in Tuolumne Meadows this year. Wintry weather persists with 26 inches of new snow falling last week, leaving the land with ideal ski conditions.

Learn more in the latest Tuolumne Meadows winter update: https://www.nps.gov/yose/blogs/update-for-april-12-2017.htm.