Forecast: The Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County
By: Dennis Mattinson, Weather & Atmospheric Forecaster
Sierra Wave Radio – TV – Online News
THURSDAY 18- AUG-2011, 6:24 AM PDT
Pretty much the same weather today as yesterday, temps about seasonal with a few clouds overhead. All due to a ridge of high pressure thats moved into the area from the SE. Over the weekend, the ridge retreats as a weak upper low develops off the coast. This will bring slight cooling to the District.
Right now, things are looking a bit more favorable for a thunderstorm pattern, late weekend and early next week. This is due to a jet developing over the Sierra and Western Nevada about Sunday night into Monday. I gets sandwiched between the low along the West coast and an upper high over 4-corners. We will just have to wait and see if this pattern develops further.
FOR THE OWENS VALLEY:
Today & Friday: Mostly sunny days and mostly clear evenings. Highs in the upper 90s and lows in the mid 50s. Winds S 8 – 11 mph.
FOR THE TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES:
Today & Friday: Sunny days and clear nights. Highs 77 and lows 48. Winds W 5 – 15 mph G 25.
FOR MONO COUNTY:
Today & Friday: Sunny days and clear nights . Highs 79 – 89 and lows 40 – 50. Winds SW 10 – 15 mph G 25