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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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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 AUG 23 2013 Dry WSW flow now in place, so mainly dry weather through Saturday. Next weather concern is the development of a tropical cyclone now 400 miles south of Cabo. It […]

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Climate Change Part IV: Work to reduce carbon emissions

Part IV – What is being done to mediate climate change in California? Provided by the Fort Independence Environmental Climate Change Working Group Chair: Dennis Mattinson Passenger Vehicle Programs Beginning with the 2017 model year, the Advanced Clean Car regulation will significantly reduce vehicle tailpipe emission standards. This control measure will reduce annual emissions by […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

FORECAST: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  BY: Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster www.395travel.com and Sierra Wave Media THURSDAY AUG 15 2013 Semi – stable weather pattern for the next few days, as there is troughing over the Aleutian / Gulf of Alaska area and a summer high now meandering towards New Mexico. This creates […]

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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 and Sierra Wave Media WED AUG 14 2013 After what seems like a good stretch of September weather, we are going to have a slow warming trend for the next few days. All courtesy of that persistent Four Corners High, […]

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More on Climate Change

Part III– How does Climate Change Affect Daily Life? Provided by the Fort Independence Environmental Climate Change Working Group Chair: Dennis Mattinson Food Food prices are rising as climate change makes it trickier to maintain the specific conditions crops need to thrive. As the climate warms, the air holds more moisture and rainstorms become more […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

Forecast: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  By: Dennis Mattinson, Weather & Atmospheric Forecaster SierraWave Media:  Radio – TV – Online News THU  Jun 13 2013 New Travel and Weather site www.395travel.com Breezy to windy conditions today and tomorrow (particularly in the afternoon) as a dry SW flow continues. By the weekend, our district will be situated between […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

Forecast: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  By: Dennis Mattinson, Weather & Atmospheric Forecaster SierraWave Media:  Radio – TV – Online News WED  Jun 12  2013 Some high cirrus and cumulus clouds moving across the district yesterday, otherwise mostly sunny. Dry and stable conditions will exist through Friday with breezy to windy conditions at times. By the […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s weather forecast

Forecast: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County  By: Dennis Mattinson, Weather & Atmospheric Forecaster SierraWave Media:  Radio – TV – Online News TUE  Jun 11 2013 The upper low which brought cooler temperatures (10 – 20 degrees below Sunday), isolated showers and T-Storms yesterday, has now exited the district. Flat ridging expands from New Mexico into our […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s hot weather report!

SAT JUN 08 2013 HOT! Did I say hot? Possible record temps today (the warmest of this year) as strong high pressure moves overhead. Possible daytime highs today: Reno 97, Bishop 103, Alabama Hills 100, Lancaster 109, Ridgecrest 111, Lee Vining 88, Mammoth 87, and Death Valley 125. That ridge will be on the move […]

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Dennis Mattinson’s Weather Forecast

Forecast: Owens Valley, Mammoth and Mono County By: Dennis Mattinson, Weather & Atmospheric Forecaster SierraWave Media: Radio – TV – Online News FRI Jun 07 2013 An upper high will move into the area today causing temperatures to bump up into triple digits in the Owens Valley. Temps should run above normal for most areas […]

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