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Press Release – Caltrans – U.S. 395 Closed through Inyo County Due to Flooding

U.S. 395 Closed through Inyo County Due to Flooding BISHOP – Caltrans and the CHP are closing U.S. 395 through most of Inyo County due to flooding at multiple points on the highway. The closure extends from Pearsonville at the Inyo/Kern County Line to the town of Bishop. With heavy rain in the forecast, the […]

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Inyo National Forest Warns of Avalanche and Flooding Hazards

Inyo National Forest warns of avalanche and flooding hazards BISHOP, Calif., March 9, 2023 — With the incoming atmospheric river compounding previous snowpack from recent storms, officials are warning there will be exceptionally dangerous conditions within and around the Inyo National Forest this weekend and beyond. According to the National Weather Service, there will be severe […]

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Joint Press Release – Inyo County and City of Bishop – Solutions to EMS Issues Being Considered

Solutions to EMS Issues Being Considered With the loss of ambulance service in Northern Inyo County looming, the County of Inyo and City of Bishop are continuing to collaborate on both short- and long-term solutions, with the aid of the Bishop Rural Fire Protection District. Symons Emergency Services gave notice to the Inland Counties Emergency […]

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Joint Press Release Inyo County and Inyo Sheriff: Prepare NOW for Incoming Storm

Prepare NOW for Incoming Storm Inyo County Administration, Office of Emergency Services, and Sheriff’s Office are urging residents to prepare now for an incoming weather event which could bring higher elevation snowfall and lower elevation rain resulting in potential flooding, road closures, avalanche, and other hazards. The National Weather Service, Las Vegas, Nevada has forecast […]

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Mono County, Mammoth Lakes Declare Emergency

Mono County, Mammoth Lakes Declare Emergency Mono County has literally been divided in half with transportation between points north of Lee Vining and points south nearly impossible. The Town of Mammoth Lakes is running out of places to put snow. The National Weather Service web page shows nothing but snowflakes from Wednesday through Sunday. The […]

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Mono Ready Situation Report – March 5 @ 8:00 PM

SITUATION REPORT Incident: Winter Weather Update March 5, 2023 8:00 p.m. KEY ISSUES/CONCERNS Cold, Windy, Snowstorm Expected to Continue into Monday: The recent storm brought strong winds and moderate-to-heavy snowfall throughout most of the day, triggering whiteout conditions on roads and in communities, and once again slowing snow removal efforts. The storm is forecast to […]

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Deb Murphy Recap of Meeting Held With Bishop City Council and Rural Fire Protection District

  With an April 22 deadline to fill the Emergency Medical Service need in the north end of Inyo County, the governing bodies from the Bishop City Council and Rural Fire Protection District held a joint meeting Wednesday to update residents covered by both entities. The announcement that Symons would not be providing ambulance or […]

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Rep. Obernolte and emergency area Congressmen Ask President to Stand Ready on Federal Disaster Declaration

WASHINGTON – U.S. Congressmen Jay Obernolte (CA-23), Kevin Kiley (CA-03), Doug LaMalfa (CA-01), John Duarte (CA-13), Ken Calvert (CA-41), Tom McClintock (CA-05), David Valadao (CA-22), and Mike Garcia (CA-27) sent an official request to President Joe Biden on Friday morning to ask the President to stand ready to grant a federal disaster declaration for California’s […]

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MONO COUNTY ALERT: Utilize Break in Weather to Prepare for Upcoming Storms 

(03/02/23) – Currently, Hwy 182 in and out of Bridgeport is open for travel, and Hwy 167 in and out of Mono City is expected to be open and fully navigable on Friday (03/03).  Following the State’s Emergency Declaration, the Mono County Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is in direct communication with Cal OES and […]

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Roads are closed throughout mono county. Do not attempt to use alternate route around US 395 north road closures. Do not follow your GPS to try to get around closures. Mono County Sheriff and Mono Road dept are currently trying to assist multiple stranded motorists stuck on 120 E. / Benton Crossing. Roads are closed! […]

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NIHD Weather Closures Notice for February 24 and 25, 2023

Due to extreme weather and potentially dangerous travel conditions, Northern Inyo Healthcare District made the decision to close our clinics and diagnostic services Friday, Feb. 24 at noon and Saturday, Feb. 25 to ensure the safety of our patients and employees. Clinic staff will return voice mails and respond to patients as soon as possible […]

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