Archive | High Winds


Dennis Mattinson, Weather 06-20-2022

The Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes Dennis Mattinson, Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster Sierra Wave Media / KSRW-FM 92.5    Monday Jun 20 2022  A large cyclonic vortex (988 mb) off the Northern California coast moving inland, brought atypical weather for mid-June thru Saturday. So both very windy weather (14.5 mb surface pressure gradient) and cooler temperatures (some 5 […]

Continue Reading ·
University Peak, south and west of Independence in the Sierra.  Photo by Andrew Kirk

Dennis Mattinson Weather 6-17-2022

  Owens Valley / Mammoth LakesDennis Mattinson Sierra Wave Media / KSRW-FM 92.5  Fri Jun 17 2022 As we head into Friday and the upcoming weekend, the overall synoptic pattern will go into an amplification phase, with a deep -2.5 Sigma trough just off the West Coast and an anomalous +2 Sigma ridge located over the Central […]

Continue Reading ·

Dennis Mattinson Weather 06-16-2022

Owens Valley / Mammoth Lakes Dennis Mattinson / Weather and Atmospheric Forecaster Sierra Wave Media / Radio 92.5 FM  Thu Jun 16 2022    High pressure remains strong today, then it’s kicked East by an incoming, high amplitude West Coast trof Friday. So expect hot conditions in our Forecast Area today with cooler and windier conditions on Friday. How windy Friday? […]

Continue Reading ·
Inyo County SAR

After Several Attempts, Body Is Recovered From Mt. Whitney

  The Inyo County Sheriff’s Department reported via its Facebook page Monday that a body that had been reported on Mt. Whitney early last week had finally been recovered on Saturday. The department noted that high winds and snow deterred recovery efforts throughout much of the week. According to the sheriff’s department, during the early […]

Continue Reading ·

Southern California Edison Issues Safety Tips for Strong Winds on April 11 & 12, 2022

    Strong and gusty winds are expected throughout Southern and Central California on Monday and Tuesday. These winds can topple trees, damage electrical equipment and cause power outages. When winds are in the forecast, planning and preparing are essential. Please share these tips with your readers/viewers to ensure that they remain safe and prepared. […]

Continue Reading ·

Southern California Edison Offers Safety Tip Reminders For Windy Days

  Strong Santa Ana winds with gusts up to 70 mph will blow through Southern California starting tonight and are expected to last through Saturday. High winds can sometimes damage power lines and equipment if hit by flying and falling debris. Southern California Edison (SCE) reminds its customers that outages may occur and to never approach or […]

Continue Reading ·
SCE Community Crew Vehicle (Small)

Southern California Edison Warns of Possible Public Safety Shutoff Due to High Winds

A Community Crew Vehicle from Southern California Edison (SCE) has been prepositioned at Millpond Recreation Area. This is in advance of possible Public Safety Power Shutoff or PSPS to prevent our electric system from becoming the source of ignition, due to high winds this week. The following areas may be affected by temporary power shut […]

Continue Reading ·