Winter Weather System Arriving

Wind Advisory and Winter Storm Warning Posted

Much needed moisture is predicted to arrive today coming in the form of a major weather system prompting the national weather service to issue a wind advisory for Bishop and the Owens Valley and a winter storm warning for Mono County.

For Bishop and the Owens Valley the national weather service has put a Wind Advisory in effect today (December 10th) until 7pm.  Forecasters are calling for southwest winds at 15 to 25 mile per hour, gusting near 40 mph.  There is also a 50% chance of rain this afternoon and this evening.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Mono County.  The warning stays in effect until 7am Friday.  Forecasters are calling for 4 to 10 inches of snow for areas over 7,000 feet and another 4 to 9 inches of snow tonight.  National Weather service forecasters are also calling for high winds for Mono County today, calling for winds out of the southwest at 20 to 35 mph gusting up to 75 mph.  Forecasters are also calling for ridge gusts up to 125 mph today.

West Central Nevada is also under a High Wind Warning until 4pm today.  Southwest winds are expected to gust near 75 mph.  Forecasters are calling for a chance of snow for west-central Nevada with up to 3 inches possible for areas over 6,500 feet.

Cover Photo By Gary Young.  Taken at 8am, Bishop Country Club.

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