Monsoon Moisture will continue to surge northwestward today….better chances for rain today and especially Wednesday….Dryer weather by weekend….
Tuesday July 5, 2011
Posted at 9:23 am by Howard
Monsoon surge well under way today with dew points in the low 50 this morning over both Mammoth and Bishop. This means that there is plenty of moisture for the sun to work with within the convective process for rain today. PWAT values were as high as 2.00 over San Diego, closer to the source and so more juicing is expected today into Wednesday for the Eastern Sierra and the winds are SSE. By Wednesday afternoon, the PWAT plum of 1.25 is expected to reach Central California.
Expect scattered showers and thunderstorms today with areas of locally heavy rain Wednesday PM…. highs today in Mammoth near 80 with upper 70s Wednesday…..it will be hot and humid in Bishop with a chance of thunderstorms the next couple of days…. highs 95 to 100. Lows near 60.
Lows in Mammoth tonight and Wednesday night in the low 50s
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