Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

wx2FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County 
FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster / SierraWave Media: Eastern Sierra News

MONDAY APR 14 2014

Much less windy today as the inside slider that caused it, exits the Great Basin. Ridging builds in today for warming temperatures then winds will be on the increase again later Tuesday into Wednesday, as a system drives thru the PACNW. Looks like some moisture will filter down maybe as far south as Yosemite. Ridging builds back in on Thursday and Friday. Looking farther out, Tuesday the 22nd looks to present the <possibility> of rainfall from a cutoff low moving onto the West coast. If so, this is probably the last real chance of measurable rainfall as the season comes to an end. This is far out in Fantasy land, but stay tuned anyway as Mother Nature may have one more surprise for us.

Owens Valley:

Today: Sunny. Highs 76 – 79 / Lows 41 – 44. Winds SE 10 mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy. Highs 79  – 82 / Lows 40 – 50. Winds NW 10 – 15 mph.

Town of Mammoth Lakes (7,800 – 8,200 feet):

Today: Sunny becoming partly cloudy.  Highs 61 / Lows 35. Winds E 5  mph.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny becoming partly cloudy. Highs 58 / Lows 34. Winds SW 5 – 15 mph.

Mono County:

Today: Sunny becoming partly cloudy. Highs 64 – 74 / Lows 26 – 36. Winds SW 10 mph.
Tuesday: Partly cloudy. Highs 62 – 72 / Lows 26 – 36. Winds SW 10 – 20 mph G 30.

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