Kern County, California
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Fire Weather Warning
CAZ295-251300-
/O.EXT.KHNX.FW.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160625T1700Z/
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
1000 PM PDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM SATURDAY MORNING FOR
GUSTY WINDS AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 295...

* AFFECTED AREA...FIRE WEATHER ZONE 295.

* WINDS...WEST TO NORTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 55
MPH.

* RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AS LOW AS 8-14 PERCENT THROUGH THE SATURDAY
MORNING.

* IMPACTS...IF FIRE IGNITION OCCURS...CONDITIONS WILL BE
FAVORABLE FOR EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR AND RAPID FIRE SPREAD...
WHICH COULD THREATEN LIFE AND PROPERTY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A RED FLAG WARNING MEANS THAT CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS
ARE EITHER OCCURRING NOW...OR WILL SHORTLY. A COMBINATION OF
STRONG WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND WARM TEMPERATURES CAN
CONTRIBUTE TO EXTREME FIRE BEHAVIOR.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
CAZ095-098-099-251200-
/O.CON.KHNX.WI.Y.0024.000000T0000Z-160625T1200Z/
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...TEHACHAPI...LAKE ISABELLA...INYOKERN...
RIDGECREST...ROSAMOND...CALIFORNIA CITY...RANDSBURG...
EDWARDS AFB...MOJAVE
920 PM PDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM PDT SATURDAY...

* TIMING...GUSTY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT AND
DECREASE BY EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.

* WINDS...WEST 20 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 55 MPH.

* IMPACTS...LOCALIZED BLOWING DUST AND SAND REDUCING VISIBILITY
WITH STRONG CROSS WINDS MAKING HANDLING OF HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES SUCH AS TRUCKS...MOTOR HOMES AND AUTOS PULLING
TRAILERS DIFFICULT. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL OCCUR THROUGH AND
BELOW THE PASSES AFFECTING HIGHWAYS 14...58...178 AND U.S.
395.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WINDS OF 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS
THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH
PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.

&&

$$

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