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Inyo National Forest Press Release – Prescribed Burn – November 8, 2023

Prescribed burning scheduled for Tuesday, November 7 near June Lake Junction BISHOP, Calif., November 2, 2023 — Inyo National Forest firefighters are planning to conduct a 311-acre prescribed burn east of the town of June Lake as early as next week, Tuesday November 7 to reduce hazardous fuels and create defensible space. Ignitions are expected to […]

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Joint Press Release – Inyo County and Inyo Sheriff -Power Outages Possible, Continued Preparation Encouraged

Power Outages Possible, Continued Preparation Encouraged Southern California Edison announced this afternoon, Thursday, March 9, that it is pre-deploying crews to prepare for the storm expected to impact the Eastern Sierra through Sunday. According to SCE, that work includes pre-staging equipment in areas potentially impacted by outages as well as evaluating whether scheduled maintenance outages […]

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Mono County Office of Emergency Management Urges Residents and Visitors to Prepare for Upcoming Storms

  Weather Patterns Indicate Impressive Snowfall and Potential Avalanche Threat MONO COUNTY, Calif. (JANUARY 8, 2023) – The Mono County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is urging residents and visitors to be READY Mono and prepare for the upcoming storm as the National Weather Service (NWS) predicts impressive snowfall and rain throughout the Eastern Sierra […]

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Lone Hiker Found Dead in Death Valley National Park During Triple-digit Temperatures

A hiker, identified as Douglas Branham, 68, of Tukwila, WA, has been found dead in Death Valley National Park, on Wednesday, July 24. Family members told authorities that Branham had planned to hike from Badwater to West Side Road and back, a 12-mile round-trip hike across salt flats. He was supposed to fly home to […]

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Death Valley hit 130 degrees Fahrenheit last Friday | Fifth time in recorded history

Death Valley is the hottest, driest, and lowest place in the country, but last Friday, July 9,  it was really hot as it hit 130 degrees Fahrenheit for only the fifth time in its recorded history. On the following Saturday, July 10, it was 129.4 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. As hot as […]

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Eastern Sierra Precipitation Conditions Get A Nice Bump

Rural Central and Southern Californians have a unique relationship with weather, or more precisely, a love-hate relationship. While folks in Los Angeles were hydroplaning down the freeway, the residents in the land of the Rain Shadow were trying to remember where they stored their chains while they performed their happy dances. But, the bottom line […]

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National Weather Service | Lower Temps, but windy…not good for fire situation

The one thing that most firefighters will tell you is that they could do without is wind. Hopefully, things will not get completely out of control in what is turning out to be a devastating fire season here in California. How and where you can find the most complete weather information is at the U.S. […]

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