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Mammoth Mountain

There Will be a Mammoth Mountain this Season

The first hint at “normal” came at Wednesday evening’s Mammoth Town Council meeting. Even in the Owens Valley, signs of “normal” are the caravan of Friday evening traffic starting in early winter and checking the volume of rain in the valley against snow accumulation at the Mammoth Mountain website. While it is too early to […]

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As weather moves in, a wintery view of Lake Sabrina - almost a puddle in the lower left - surrounded by mountains, trees and snow.  Photo by Andrew Kirk

Storm Watch issued for Eastern Sierra Slopes

Expect a rapid change from unseasonably warm weather Tuesday to significant snowfall Wednesday into Thursday. WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TUESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AFTERNOON ABOVE 6000 FEET * WHAT…Heavy snow possible above 6000 feet. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 16 inches possible, with the heaviest amounts above 7500 feet. * WHERE…In […]

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Ice (rink) and snow at Mammoth Town Council meeting

By Deb Murphy Mammoth’s Town Council crept a little closer to the go-ahead on a $13,000,000 ice rink at Mammoth Creek Park West at Wednesday’s meeting. Public Works Director Grady Dutton presented a grim picture of the existing facility located on land leased from the Mammoth Unified School District. Nearly everything necessary to be an […]

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Update on weather issues from Town of Mammoth Lakes

Town of Mammoth Lakes press release The Town of Mammoth Lakes is notifying all residents and visitors that a Flood Watch and a High Wind Warning remains in effect throughtonight Tuesday, February 7. A prolonged moderate to strong atmospheric river (AR) is bringing heavy snow/rain to the region. It is forecasted to decrease in intensity […]

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Mammoth Mountain Ski Area

Mammoth Mountain Receives First Snowfall of the Season

Mammoth Mountain issued the following press release: Winter has returned to Mammoth Mountain with a recent storm that dropped 19 inches of powdery goodness on the mountain. Only three months after the lifts stopped running last season, Mammoth has returned to its familiar snowy state. A storm rolled into the area on Tuesday night and […]

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Flood prevention needed for heavy snowmelt

Above average snow and rain makes this a dangerously high water year for the Owens Valley and entire Eastern Sierra.  The Inyo Sheriff’s Office issue flood prevention tips. Officials suggest that you remove obstructions from waterways; clear ditches of all plants, rocks and debris; clear overhanging vegetation from your waterways to ensure maximum flow; open […]

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