Kern County, California
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Wind Advisory
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
402 AM PDT Thu Apr 19 2018


The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 8 AM this morning to 11 PM PDT
this evening.

* WINDS...West to northwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.
Strongest gusts through and just below the passes and canyons.

* TIMING...Gusty winds increasing this morning and continuing into
the evening. Strongest gusts will occur during the afternoon and
early evening. Winds will gradually diminish Thursday night into
Friday morning.

* IMPACTS...Dangerous driving conditions due to strong crosswinds,
especially for high profile vehicles. Local areas of blowing
dust and sand. Highways affected include 58, 14, 395 and 178.


A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



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