Weather Forecast:
Today: Mostly sunny and windy. North wind under10 mph. High around 63 at Furnace Creek.
Tonight: Mostly clear. North wind 10 to 20 mph. Low around 34 at Furnace Creek.
Tomorrow: Sunny and breezy. North wind 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 25 mph. High around 64. Low around 29.
Extended: Sunny. North wind 10 mph. Highs in the mid 60s. Lows in the mid 30s.
Sunrise: 6:43 am
Sunset: 4:32 pm

Temperatures & Precipitation (last 24 Hours)
Furnace Creek —
High: 65°F (18°C)
Low: 39°F (4°C)
Precip: 0.00
Scotty’s Castle —
High: 50°F (10°C)
Low: 34°F (1°C)
Precip: 0.00

Year to Date (Furnace Creek)
Temperatures —
High: 124°F (52°C) on 8/27 & 6/23
Low: 32°F (0°C) on 1/3/11
Precipitation —
Year 2011: 1.02 inches
07/1/11 through today: 0.90 inches

Current Road Conditions
Cottonwood Canyon Rd — 4×4 high-clearance recommended; washouts last 8 miles Keane Wonder Road — CLOSED; road and mining area closed to ALL entry due to mine-safety hazards.
Saline Valley (North) — 4×4 high-clearance and chains required due to snow on the pass; loose sand and washouts in the valley.
Saline Valley (South) — 4×4 high-clearance required due to major washouts. Signed CLOSED by Inyo County;
Eureka Valley Road — CLOSED.

All other roads open and in standard condition.

Roads outside of Death Valley —
US 395: A high wind advisory is in effect from the Kern/Inyo Co Line to the Nevada State Line – travel is not recommended for campers, trailers or permit loads.
Tioga Pass (Hwy 120): CLOSED due to snow.
Sonora Pass (Hwy108): CLOSED due to snow.
EbbettsPass (Hwy4): CLOSED duetosnow.

Texas Spring: Construction at the group site. There will be some noise and equipment in the campground.
Mahogany Flat: Around 1/2 inch of snow on ground at this campground.

Weather and road conditions as of 8 A.M. Subject to change without notice.

Source: Death Valley NP


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