Forecast for Mammoth & the Owens Valley
Provided by Dennis Mattinson
Forecast Specialist for the Sierra Wave 92.5 / 96.5 FM
Broadcast Times 12:30pm & 5:30pm M - F
High pressure builds in today over our area with sunny skies and much less wind. Temperatures will rebound, up about 10 degrees from yesterday. However, the warm up is short lived as the next pacific storm system is due in on Saturday into Saturday night.
Today for Bishop & the Owens Valley: Sunny and warmer with daytime highs in the low 70s and evening lows in the mid 30s. Northwest wind 10 -15 in the morning, becoming light in the afternoon.
Today for Mammoth and the Mono Valleys: Sunny skies becoming partly cloudy in the evening. Northwest wind 10 - 15 and 60 mph over the Crest late in the evening. High temperature range 50 - 60 and evening lows 18 - 28.
Saturday for Bishop & the Owens Valley: Mostly sunny and breezy becoming partly cloudy with a 20 % chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Northwest wind 15 - 25 mph in the afternoon. Daytime temperatures in the upper 60s and evening lows in the mid 30s.
Saturday for Mammoth and the Mono Valleys: Cloudy with a chance of snow showers during the day. Thunderstorms possible in the afternoon. Snow level 6,000 feet. Southwest wind 15 - 25 gusting to as much as 90 mph over the Crest later in the day. High temperature range 45 - 55 and evening lows 15 - 25.
On Sunday afternoon the low shifts east with a ridge building in on Monday bringing fair skies and warming temperatures through Tuesday. The next low is now projected to move into our area on Wednesday.
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