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Local Weather Forecast 10.05.06

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Local Weather Forecast 10.05.06

Postby dmatt » Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:24 am

Local Owens Valley & High Sierra Forecast
Fort Independence EPA Met Station
EPA Site No: 06-027-1028
0815 PDT 05 Oct 2006

All:

Forecast Discussion: As mentioned in my mid-day forecast update yesterday to radio station KSRW, “Offshore low pressure system heading our way is both weakening and slowing down.” Well, that process continued to evolve overnight and no measurable moisture was able to make it over the Crest from Mammoth south. That low is now expected to move slowly southeastward later today into Friday.

Today & Tomorrow: Mostly clear skies today for the Owens Valley becoming partly cloudy in the afternoon. Chance of t-storms this afternoon with scattered showers possible into Friday morning. Lows will be in the mid 40s and highs in the upper 60s both Thursday and Friday. Winds will be out of the southeast 10-15 mph. For the High Country, mostly clear in the morning, becoming partly cloudy this afternoon with a chance of showers over the Crest into Friday morning. There will be a slight chance of a dusting at +9,000 feet on Friday morning. Cool temps to continue with lows in the mid 30s and highs in the mid 50s both days. Winds will be out of the southwest 15-20 mph.

Outlook: A slight chance of precipt. will linger on Saturday through Tuesday as a cut off low hangs over the west coast. There is a potential for unsettled weather over the High Country during the outlook period with temps increasing slightly each day.

Dennis Mattinson
Air Quality & Weather Specialist



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Postby mountainLight » Thu Oct 05, 2006 9:13 am

Well I plan to get up there tonight and be there friday and saturday, so hopefullyl i will get some nice clouds and not too much rain for some nice shots. This information is really useful dmatt, thanks again for providing it.
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Postby dmatt » Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:45 pm

mountainLight:

Glad I could be of some assistance.

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Postby groperT » Thu Oct 05, 2006 1:53 pm

I have to agree, this hard to find information is gold to me. Heading in Saturday for some high altitude livin

Thanks
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