Brief update this Sunday to say that weak short wave ridging will warm things up a bit today….expect highs into the mid 70s, and upper 70s for Mammoth Monday. The winds will pick up Tuesday in advance of a strong “for this time of year”,  cold core upper low that will sweep through both Northern and Central Ca.  (See Previous discussion)   High temperatures may ony get into the upper 50and low 60s by Wednesday pm and there will be a chance of showers with snow showers in the upper elevations Wednesday morning. A chilly cold pool of 500mb-1000mb thickness of 552DM sweeps east through Alpine County Wednesday morning. Temperatures will be quite chilly Wednesday morning (low 30s) and there will be snow showers above 9000 feet. It will be breezy through out the day Wednesday as well.. Note: Winds late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning over the sierra crest will gust into the 70 mph range.

Rapid warming will take place Thursday into the weekend will highs in the low 80 by Saturday…..

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