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prediversion lake level Located in California's spectacular Eastern Sierra, Mono Lake is an oasis in the dry Great Basin and a vital habitat for millions of migratory and nesting birds. For over 30 years
target lake level the Mono Lake Committee has
current lake level been working to protect Mono Lake from
lowest lake level destruction, to heal the damage done in the Mono Basin, and to
educate the public about the natural environment and wise water use.

Current Lake
  6379.1 ft

Mono Lake’s wet May keeps on keeping on

May 23, 2015

A week ago, at mid-month, we excitedly were tallying up the already-record-making Mono Basin precipitation totals for May and the rise in Mono Lake. Who would have thought that it would keep raining and snowing—especially during the driest year of one of the worst droughts on record? Well, it has kept raining and snowing! An […]

It’s Tioga Pass flip-flop season … it’s open

May 22, 2015

At the risk of sounding like a broken record … Tioga Pass reopened this morning! It’s currently pouring rain in Lee Vining, however, so make sure to check weather conditions and road conditions before you travel. Given Tioga Pass’ track record this spring, it could close at any moment.

It’s Tioga Pass flip-flop season … the pass is closed

May 21, 2015

Tioga Pass has just closed again because of the predictions for snow tonight and into tomorrow. It has been raining on and off all day here in Lee Vining, with fairly cool temperatures, so we’re not surprised to see the pass close. We’re having an unseasonably cool and rainy May this year, so Tioga Pass will […]

Caltrans Hwy 395 rockfall project report #4

May 20, 2015

Caltrans has released the fourth road report for the Lee Vining Rockfall Safety Project on Highway 395 along Mono Lake just north of Lee Vining. Lee Vining Rockfall Safety project update #4 Updates are also posted regularly on Twitter and Facebook. Click here for all project updates and background. Text from the official update is below. Project Update #4 […]

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