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FORECAST 11.14.06

Postby dmatt » Tue Nov 14, 2006 9:30 am

Forecast: Owens Valley & Adjacent High Country
Fort Independence EPA Met Station
EPA Site No: 06-027-1028
0750 PST 14 Nov 2006


Discussion: Locally gusty winds will continue this morning then diminish this afternoon. Upper level ridge to build in tonight through Wednesday afternoon, bringing dry conditions, then begin to flatten on Wednesday night by a encroaching pacific system. Chance of showers possible on Thursday with gusty conditions over the Crest.

Today: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers early, then clearing. Temps mid 60s / mid 30s. Winds NW 15-20 mph.

Tomorrow: Clear skies. Temps mid 60s / mid to upper 30s. Winds SW light and variable.

Outlook: Right now it looks like a stable pattern is developing for the weekend. Possible shortwave activity on Saturday, but to early to tell of that development. I am going with dry conditions through the weekend until there is some model consensus.

Dennis Mattinson
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