FORECAST: The Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County
By: Dennis Mattinson, Weather & Atmospheric Forecaster
“Giving you the reasons why Eastern Sierra weather happens.”
THURSDAY April 26, 2012
An area of low pressure currently moving onshore in SOCAL, down by San Diego. Another low pressure system will pass thru the region today, keeping the chance of scattered rain and upper elevation snow. Things should gradually clear today for the Owens Valley, while Mono County looks to stay unsettled. The system exits the area tonight, bringing mostly clear skies to the district on Friday. For the weekend, ridging slowly builds in for dry weather and a gradual warm up.
FOR THE OWENS VALLEY:
Today: Becoming mostly sunny with a slight chance of scattered rain. Highs 65 – 70 and lows 42 – 47. Winds NW 10 – 15 mph.
Friday: Sunny. Highs 70 – 75 and lows 45 – 50. Winds E 10 mph.
FOR THE TOWN OF MAMMOTH LAKES:
Today: Cloudy with a chance of scattered rain and snow showers. Highs 47 and lows 27. Winds W 10 – 20 mph G 35.
Friday: Mostly sunny. Highs 53 and lows 31. Winds W 5 – 10 mph.
FOR MONO COUNTY:
Today: Becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers. Highs 49 – 54 and lows 25 – 30. Winds W 15 – 25 mph G 45.
Friday: Partly cloudy. Highs 56 – 61 and lows 26 – 31. Winds NE 10 mph.