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FORECAST 11.15.06

Postby dmatt » Wed Nov 15, 2006 10:14 am

Forecast: Owens Valley & Adjacent High Country
Fort Independence EPA Met Station
EPA Site No: 06-027-1028
0750 PST 15 Nov 2006


Discussion: Upper ridge builds in today with dry conditions. Weak shortwave will flatten the ridge somewhat on Friday, but continued dry conditions will prevail. Weak upper ridge reforms over the weekend with slightly warmer temps and continued dry conditions.

Today: Mostly sunny. Temps upper 60s / mid 30s. Wind S 10 mph.

Tomorrow: Clear skies continue. Temps mid 60s / mid 30s. Wind W 10 mph.

Outlook: Weak shortwave will pass to our north on Saturday with dry conditions continuing. Weak ridging will develop for the remainder of the weekend. Trough out of the Gulf of Alaska to pass to our north on Tuesday and right now there is a great deal of uncertainty over how much if any moisture will develop in our area.

Dennis Mattinson
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