Yosemite National Park's waterfalls are expected to peak the first week in June, with the park's snow pack at an average of 199% of normal. Bring your raingear and cameras, preferably water proof cameras.
At the same time, with this huge snowpack the parkâ€™s rivers are flowing at a high capacity, meaning dangerous conditions. Every year, people die from water-related accidents, so please be careful.
In more Yosemite news:
Firefighters are still battling a 250-acre fire off U.S. 168 northwest of Bishop near the community of Starlight and the popular Buttermilk bouldering area but the fire is now 50 percent contained.
Full containment is estimated at 6:00 p.m. Thursday.
Seventy people are currently assigned to the Buttermilk Fire including 11 engines, six hand crews, one helicopter, one dozer and miscellaneous overhead.
Some winds are predicted for today, but so far have been light, allowing crews to make good headway in securing a line all around the fire.