Well, for as dreary as it was all day yesterday, the weather did us a real solid there at the end of the day and cleared up so we could have a crew picnic on the porch and watch fireworks down in the valley (and thankfully, no further alien shenanigans...) ! Yesterday's high was only 56 and the low was 50 and the mountain received a steady .5" of drizzle throughout the day. Today we are in for more rain and it is still on the cooler side, still in the mid 50s. There is still a flash flood watch for the area until at least this evening, so I would highly recommend against using the Rainbow Falls trail today and possibly tomorrow as some of the stream crossings on it can become quite treacherous. Everyone be safe and aware of your footing and surroundings when hiking in these slippery conditions!
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2017 Mt. LeConte Weather Data (Year-to-Date)