7-10-2015 – 7AM – Hello from Mammoth Lakes, California.
Rain, rain and more rain below 10,000 feet the last 36 hours. Above that level many spots have picked up snow during that time frame.
Looking at the rain gauge we picked up . 39 inches of rain on Thursday here at the 8175 foot level. As far as the snow goes, I saw a dusting re up several times on Thursday over Mammoth Mountain. Saddle Bag lake posted an image with 2-3 inches on the ground.
Crazy stuff for July, after today things should clam down and return to more normal weather. However later this summer I would expect at least a couple more rounds of heavy rain and thunderstorms. Late in the summer we will be watching for a possible tropical event to slide on up the coast. Not in the forecast but it’s in the cards possibly.
The forecast for today is once again calling for a 50% chance of picking up some heavy rain showers mixed in with hail and snow above 10,500 feet. Looking at the radar this am you can see