April 28th, 2022 @ 8:02 AM – Good morning, you will find clears skies in the Eastern Sierra today with gusty winds over Mammoth Mountain and the high country above 8000 feet.
This will be a great dual sports weekend coming up, get out on the hill early for some groomers and then take a bike ride or hike for your afternoon adventure. Starting on Saturday you can add area-wide fishing to your list as the opener hits at sunrise.
Currently, you will find pt cloudy skies today over Mammoth Mountain and the rest of the Eastern Sierra. Up at the top of Mammoth Mountain, the temperature is 19 with SSW winds at 53 gusting to 66 MPH.
At Main Lodge the temperature is @ 28, Mammoth Lakes is @ 42, Crowley Lake is @ 45, and Bishop is @ 55 with calm winds.
Travelers will find all roads are now clear, winter closures remain in effect. Upper Rock Creek Road is scheduled to open late this week. The Mammoth Lakes Basin looks to remain closed and unplowed.
Recreational Weather Forecast: If you’re going to be out on Mammoth Mountain today expect sunny skies with highs in the teens and twenties at the first bell. By mid-day highs will be in the upper 30s to 40s at Main with the upper 20s to mid-30s up top.
There will also be an SW wind flow of 25-35 MPH with gusts over the high elevation into the 60-70 MPH range.
By Friday into Sunday highs come back up 10 degrees and the winds back of to light to moderate at times for elevations above 8500 feet.
Lower Elevations will cool a bit today and then warm right back up for the weekend. Looks like perfect weather to get outside for some fun and relaxation.
Here is the link to our full Eastern Sierra Weather Forecast page.
Snow Conditions: For Thursday expect firm groomers to start your day with the snow from MC Coy to Main being all spring conditions by mid to late morning.
Over the upper elevations, today’s cooler temperatures along with the gusty winds should keep most of the top firm.
If you’re coming up for the Friday into Sunday period snow conditions should be the normal spring, firm early and getting soft as the day goes on all the way to the top.
To get our full Mammoth Mountain Snow Report, use this link.
East Side Mountain Biking: Time to Ride, Spring is back and the wind and cold have left the area. Should be some great riding from here on out. S
To learn more about where to ride right now check out the East Side Mountain Bike Report Page.
Recreation Report – What to Do: Spring fun in the Eastern Sierra, we cover what to do, what’s opened, and what is not.
To read the full What to Do Page and Report use this link.