Our break from stormy conditions continues today, with light westerly to southwesterly winds gusting up to 35mph by afternoon, sunny skies with increasing high clouds in the afternoon, and high temperatures in the low 20s at 10,000’.
For tomorrow (Saturday), expect mostly sunny skies with increasing clouds and a chance of scattered snow showers in the afternoon with less than a half inch of accumulation. Higher elevation winds will continue out of the W to SW, with gusts into the 60s decreasing to the 40s above 10,000’ by afternoon. Expect slightly colder temperatures with highs around 20 at 10,000’.
Long-term: The Sunday-Monday forecasted Atmospheric River is looking to be loosing strength, with main impacts being increasing high elevation winds, and less than a foot total of new snow over a 2 day period for the northern areas of the forecast area, and much less south of Mammoth. After this disturbance, it looks to be high and dry through next week, with warming temperatures.