Kern County, California
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Freeze Watch
CAZ089>092-230600-
/O.CON.KHNX.FZ.A.0002.180224T1000Z-180224T1600Z/
West Central San Joaquin Valley-East Central San Joaquin Valley-
Southwestern San Joaquin Valley-Southeastern San Joaquin Valley-
Including the cities of Los Banos, Coalinga, Mendota, Fresno,
Hanford, Lemoore, Avenal, Corcoran, Bakersfield, and Visalia
103 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...FREEZE WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING...

* TEMPERATURES...Minimum temperatures of 28 to 32 degrees for a
period of 3 to 6 hours. Some of the normally colder locations
will be as low as 26 degrees.

* TIMING...2 AM PST to 8 AM PST Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Long durations of below freezing temperatures will
kill unprotected vegetation. Exposed water pipes could burst.
Pets and livestock are vulnerable to the extreme cold as well.
Agricultural interests should closely monitor minimum
temperature forecasts and make preparations to protect frost
and freeze sensitive vegetation.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Freeze Watch means sub-freezing temperatures are possible.
These conditions could kill crops and other sensitive vegetation.

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Wind Advisory
CAZ095-098-099-230600-
/O.CON.KHNX.WI.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180223T0600Z/
Kern County Mountains-Indian Wells Valley-
Southeastern Kern County Desert-
Including the cities of Tehachapi, Lake Isabella, Ridgecrest,
Rosamond, California City, Edwards AFB, and Mojave
103 PM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

* WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* TIMING...Winds continuing into the evening hours.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous driving conditions due to crosswinds...
especially for high profile vehicles. Local areas of blowing
dust and sand.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of at least 45 mph are expected.
Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.

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Winter Weather Advisory
CAZ095-230330-
/O.CON.KHNX.WW.Y.0003.180223T0600Z-180223T1800Z/
Kern County Mountains-
Including the cities of Tehachapi and Lake Isabella
1118 AM PST Thu Feb 22 2018

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 10 AM PST FRIDAY...

* WHAT...Snow and blowing snow expected. Total snow
accumulations ranging from a dusting to two inches. Westerly
winds will gust to 40 mph at times.

* WHERE...Kern County Mountains. Highways impacted include
Highway 58 through Tehachapi pass, Highways 178 and 155 as
well as Interstate 5 through the Grapevine including Tejon
Pass.

* WHEN...From 10 PM this evening to 10 AM PST Friday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan on icy, snow-covered roads and
travel delays tonight into Friday morning. Blowing snow will
reduce visibility in places.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will
cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.
The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can
be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

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