Forecast for Mammoth & the Owens Valley
Provided by Dennis Mattinson
Local Eastern Sierra Weather Forecaster
Broadcasting for the Sierra Wave 92.5 / 96.5 FM
An upper level ridge of high pressure resting across Southern California, Arizona and into New Mexico will persist for the short term giving us continued dry and warm conditions. Mean while a weak shortwave moving across the Pacific Northwest will result in increased afternoon breezes today and tomorrow.
Today for Bishop & the Owens Valley: Brilliant sunshine. Daytime high temperatures in the upper 90s and evening lows in the upper 50s. Southeast wind around 10 - 15 with some gusts to 25 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday for Bishop & the Owens Valley: Sunny skies again. Daytime high temperatures in the upper 90s and evening lows in the upper 50s. Southwest wind 10 - 15 mph in the afternoon.
Today for Mammoth & the Mono Valleys: Sunny blue skies. High temperature range low 80s for the Main Lodge and low 90s for the Mono Valleys. Low temperature range 40 - 50. West wind 10 - 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday for Mammoth & the Mono Valleys: Clear skies. High temperature range upper 70s for the Main Lodge and upper 80s for the Mono Valleys. Low temperature range 40 - 50. Southwest wind 10 - 20 mph in the afternoon.
That upper ridge will continue to dominate our weather bringing with it a southwest flow, dry and warm conditions through the weekend. No thunderstorm activity is expected through Sunday. A few degrees cooling are possible on Saturday and Sunday for both the High Country and the Owens Valley as another weak trough moves across the Pacific Northwest on Saturday. With that shortwave, we can expect some breezy conditions in both areas.
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