Forecast: The Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County
By: Dennis Mattinson, Weather & Atmospheric Forecaster
Sierra Wave Radio – TV – Online News
THURSDAY 06-OCT-2011, 7:04 AM PDT
Cold winter-like system moves out of the region tonight. But as it does, there will be a continued threat of snow showers in the mountains and rain showers in the valleys. Speaking of rain, Independence picked up almost an inch yesterday and the Alabama Hills got 3/4 of an inch. Snow wise, Mammoth Mountain received 13 inches of the white stuff, not bad for October 5th. Mostly sunny skies will return on Friday, leading to a wonderful Fall weekend, with temps warming back up to seasonal norms.
FOR THE OWENS VALLEY:
Today: 20% chance of showers today and tonight. Highs in the low 50s and lows the lower 30s. Winds NW 10 – 15 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny then mostly clear in the evening. Highs around 64 and lows 37. Winds NW 10 – 15 mph.
FOR THE TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES:
Today: 60% chance of snow showers then 20% tonight. Highs 34 and lows 20. Winds NW 10 – 15 mph G 25.
Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 45 and lows 21. Winds NW 5 – 10 mph.
FOR MONO COUNTY:
Today: Cloudy with a chance of scattered showers. Highs 38 – 48 and lows 16 – 26. Winds NW 10 – 15 mph.
Friday: Partly cloudy then clearing. Highs 47 – 57 and lows 18 – 28. Winds N 10 mph.