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Dennis Mattinson’s Monday Weather

MON APR 06 2020 — BE SAFE OUT THERE!   WEATHER DISCUSSION:   A strong late season storm will bring snow to the mountains (heavy at times) and rain to the valleys through late today. 1+ feet above 7, 000 feet looks likely, with a Winter Storm Warning in effect 8 am Monday – 5 pm Monday. Additional […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News WED JAN 29 2014 A strong westerly flow (a group of storms) continues to weaken our persistent West Coast Ridge. This and moisture extending back to Hawaii (evident on Satellite imagery) has created […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster HTTP://www.395travel.com / SierraWave Media: Eastern Sierra News MONDAY Dec 23 2013 Upper ridge of high pressure remains off the California Coast this morning. Yesterday we had a mild day temperature wise through out most of the district. That trend will continue […]

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Hey, BBQ fans

Copper Top BBQ  – By Dennis Mattinson A restaurant here in the Eastern Sierra that serves barbecued meats over real wood, in an outdoor setting. That’s the Copper Top in downtown Big Pine. Thought I would stop by and meet the owners and try their food. The Owners are Hank and Matt Otten. Hank came […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

ORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News FRIDAY Nov 15 2013 Mid November will finally bring us well, November – like weather. A couple of inside slider type systems crash through the PACNW (then on to Utah and Colorado) today, […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  BY: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News THURSDAY Nov 07 2013 Upper ridge still in power over our area, although it has allowed some clouds to filter over the top from a low pressure system up by Vancouver Island. That ridge will […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News  WED  NOV 06 2013 EPAC ridge of high pressure continues to build over our area, keeping things dry with temperatures hovering about normal. Now this is a dirty ridge, so we will see clouds […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News TUE  NOV 05 2013 Temperatures returning to near normal today along with reduced winds, as the trough of low pressure has moved eastward. EPAC ridge will build in through Thursday creating mild conditions. Then another trough will […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / SierraWave Media: Eastern Sierra News MONDAY Nov 04 2013 Shortwave is moving through the district today, bringing some clouds and wind along with cooler temperatures through Tuesday. Weak high pressure then builds in along the West Coast Wednesday andThursday for a slight warm up. […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News FRIDAY Nov 01 2013 After a chilly Halloween night, temperatures will attempt to rebound as ridging off the West Coast builds in through Saturday. We might even see a few degrees above normal […]

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Part V Climate Change: Native American tribes install solar

Part V – Examples of what’s being done to assist with power production and mitigate climate change with Tribes in the Owens Valley and elsewhere. Provided by the Fort Independence Environmental Climate Change Working Group Chair: Dennis Mattinson Intro Solar energy seems like a logical solution to help mitigate climate change and answer the power […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County FROM: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster   www.395travel.com / Sierra Wave Media: Eastern Sierra News FRIDAY Sept 27 2013 The elongated upper low, stretching from Central California to Idaho, has moved into the Rockies. It left behind a nice Fall layer of snow atop most of the […]

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