National Weather Service:
Flash Flood Watch

Current Conditions
Updated: 8:56 PM PDT on July 29, 2015
Mostly Cloudy Kernville: 92°
Mostly Cloudy
Wind: SSE 13 mph
Dew point: 55°
Pressure: 29.92 in.
Heat Index: 90°
Humidity: 29%
Visibility: 10.0 miles
Sunrise: 05:59 AM (PDT)
Moon Rise: 06:31 PM (PDT) 7/29
Sunset: 08:00 PM (PDT)
Moon Set: 04:10 AM (PDT) 7/29

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Live Temperatures Around Kern County
5 Day Forecast for Zip Code 93238
Thu
Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
98° | 71°
Chance of Rain:
20%
Wind:
at 12 mph
Humidity:
33
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
05:59 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
08:00 PM (PDT)
Fri
Clear
Clear
98° | 70°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 12 mph
Humidity:
38
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
05:59 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
08:00 PM (PDT)
Sat
Clear
Clear
98° | 69°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 14 mph
Humidity:
40
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
05:59 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
08:00 PM (PDT)
Sun
Clear
Clear
97° | 68°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 15 mph
Humidity:
38
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
05:59 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
08:00 PM (PDT)
Mon
Clear
Clear
98° | 68°
Chance of Rain:
0%
Wind:
at 15 mph
Humidity:
33
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
05:59 AM (PDT)
Sunset:
08:00 PM (PDT)
Weather History
Vehicles are normally considered to be fairly safe places to hide during thunderstorms. On this date in 1997, however, a propane truck was blown up after it was struck by lightning near Albuquerque, NM, burning three men.
Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
July 29, 2015
**Sunrise:5:59 AM Moonrise: 6:31 PM
Sunset:8:00 PM Moonset: 4:10 AM
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Air Pollution Forecast for Bakersfield
  Air Quality AQ Index Pollutant
YesterdayModerateOZONE
YesterdayModeratePM2.5
CurrentModerateOZONE
CurrentModeratePM2.5
WedUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
ThuUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
FriUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
SatUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
SunUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
MonUnhealthy for Sensitive Groups OZONE
  Today Conditions
  High Low  
Arvin 103° 78° Clear
Bakersfield 103° 78° Clear
California City 96° 73° Clear
Delano 102° 72° Clear
Edwards 98° 71° Mostly Cloudy
Pine Mtn Club 89° 70° Clear
Glennville 88° 63° Partly Cloudy
Kernville 102° 75° Mostly Cloudy
Lake Isabella 88° 63° Partly Cloudy
Lamont 103° 78° Clear
Lebec 89° 70° Clear
Lost Hills 103° 78° Clear
Maricopa 103° 78° Clear
Mojave 96° 73° Clear
McFarland 103° 78° Clear
Randsburg 102° 75° Mostly Cloudy
Ridgecrest 102° 75° Mostly Cloudy
Rosamond 97° 70° Partly Cloudy
Shafter 103° 78° Clear
Taft 103° 78° Clear
Tehachapi 88° 63° Partly Cloudy
Wasco 103° 78° Clear

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Earthquake Watch
CityMagnitudeDate
Pearblossum2.610:24 AM PDT on July 29, 2015
Searles Valley2.62:43 PM PDT on July 27, 2015
Minimum magnitude is 2.5.
Flash Flood Watch Statement as of 8:54 PM PDT on July 29, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch in effect from 11 am PDT Thursday morning
through Thursday evening...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of central California...
including the following areas... Indian Wells Valley... Kern
County mountains and southeastern Kern County desert.

* From 11 am PDT Thursday morning through Thursday evening

* slow moving thunderstorms are expected to develop over the Kern
County mountains and deserts on Thursday during the late morning
and afternoon hours... persisting into the early evening hours.

* Burn areas including the grand fire burn scar near Frazier Park
and the way fire burn scar near Lake Isabella will be
vulnerable to flash flooding. Flood prone roads in the Kern
County deserts including The Red Rock Randsburg Road and Highway
14 near Red Rock Canyon will also be impacted. Lo0cally favored
arroyos and canyons as well as low lying areas will have the
potential for flash flooding.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.



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