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IRS Announcement January 11, 2023 for Individual and Business Tax Payers in Mono County.

Please see the IRS announcement yesterday for individual and business tax payers in Mono County. “Victims of severe winter storms, flooding, and mudslides in California beginning January 8, 2023, now have until May 15, 2023, to file various individual and business tax returns and make tax payments, the Internal Revenue Service announced today.”  Full Announcement: […]

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weather Watch

“When Will This All End?” Watching the Weather – Report by Deb Murphy

When one is frustrated by weather and spends far too much time checking the National Weather Service website to see if the forecasters have changed their minds, it’s time to check with our weather guru, Dennis Mattinson. While Mattinson couldn’t satisfy the burning question (“when will this end?”), he did provide an explanation in layman’s […]

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Road Closed 395

January 10, 2023 3:30pm – UPDATE U.S. 395 to Remain Closed Overnight

  BISHOP – Due to significant heavy snow, wind, and whiteout conditions on the highway, U.S. 395 will remain closed overnight in both directions between Gorge Road, 13 miles north of Bishop, and Bridgeport. Caltrans asks that all drivers respect the closure points and not attempt to access the highway from any other road. Maintenance […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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? […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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