National Weather Service:
Winter Storm Warning , Wind Advisory , Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch

Current Conditions
Updated: 12:35 AM PST on January 19, 2017
Light Rain Lake Isabella: 39°
Light Rain
Wind: North 7 mph
Dew point: 39°
Pressure: 29.91 in.
Wind chill: 34°
Humidity: 100%
Visibility: 4.0 miles
Sunrise: 07:01 AM (PST)
Moon Rise: No Moon Rise /
Sunset: 05:08 PM (PST)
Moon Set: 11:27 AM (PST)

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Live Temperatures Around Kern County
5 Day Forecast for Zip Code 93240
Thu
Rain
Rain
48° | 40°
Chance of Rain:
80%
Wind:
at 16 mph
Humidity:
85
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
07:01 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:08 PM (PST)
Fri
Rain
Rain
43° | 38°
Chance of Rain:
100%
Wind:
at 17 mph
Humidity:
90
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
07:01 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:08 PM (PST)
Sat
Snow
Snow
42° | 35°
Chance of Rain:
90%
Wind:
at 14 mph
Humidity:
82
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
07:01 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:08 PM (PST)
Sun
Rain
Rain
44° | 38°
Chance of Rain:
100%
Wind:
at 7 mph
Humidity:
90
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
07:01 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:08 PM (PST)
Mon
Snow
Snow
40° | 35°
Chance of Rain:
90%
Wind:
at 16 mph
Humidity:
89
UV Index:
out of 16
Sunrise:
07:01 AM (PST)
Sunset:
05:08 PM (PST)
Weather History
Almanac
Key: T = Trace of precipitation; MM = data not available
January 19, 2017
Normal high:53° Record high:64° (2014)
Normal low:32° Record low:32° (2014)
**Sunrise:7:01 AM Moonrise: No moon rise
Sunset:5:08 PM Moonset: 11:27 AM
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Air Pollution Forecast for Bakersfield
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  Today Conditions
  High Low  
Arvin 57° 48° Light Rain
Bakersfield 57° 48° Light Rain
California City 50° 39° Scattered Clouds
Delano 57° 46° Light Rain
Edwards 54° 40° Mostly Cloudy
Pine Mtn Club 45° 36° Fog
Glennville 43° 34° Light Rain
Kernville 57° 43° Light Rain
Lake Isabella 43° 34° Light Rain
Lamont 57° 48° Light Rain
Lebec 45° 36° Fog
Lost Hills 57° 48° Light Rain
Maricopa 57° 48° Light Rain
Mojave 50° 39° Scattered Clouds
McFarland 57° 48° Light Rain
Randsburg 57° 43° Light Rain
Ridgecrest 57° 43° Light Rain
Rosamond 54° 42° Scattered Clouds
Shafter 57° 48° Light Rain
Taft 57° 48° Light Rain
Tehachapi 43° 34° Light Rain
Wasco 57° 48° Light Rain

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Winter Storm Warning Statement as of 6:00 PM PST on January 18, 2017

... Winter Storm Warning in effect until 2 PM PST Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Winter Storm
Warning for snow... which is in effect until 2 PM PST Thursday.

* Accumulations... 4 to 10 inches, with localized amounts to 14
inches above 5000 feet.

* Locations... Kern County mountains above 5000 feet.

* Hazard types... heavy snow and gusty winds.

* Timing... through Thursday afternoon.

* Impacts... the heavy snow will make many roads impassable and
may produce widespread power outages due to the weight of the
snow on tree limbs and power lines. Strong winds will lead to
blowing snow... reduced visibility... and additional power
outages.

* Winds... southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 65 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather
conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow
are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an
emergency. If you must travel... keep an extra flashlight... food...
and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.





Wind Advisory Statement as of 8:11 PM PST on January 18, 2017

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 4 am PST Thursday...

* location... around the San Emigdio and temblor mountain
ranges... including Interstate 5 through the Grapevine.

* Winds... southeast 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase early this evening with strongest
gusts from the late evening into the early morning.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs... trees... and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

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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Small Craft Advisory, Gale Watch Statement as of 9:06 PM PST on January 18, 2017

... Small Craft Advisory remains in effect until 9 PM PST
Thursday...
... Gale watch remains in effect from Friday morning through
Saturday morning...

* winds... southeast to south winds will increase to 15 to 25 kt
with gusts to 30 kt this evening and early Thursday morning.
Winds will diminish some Thursday night then west winds will
develop and increase to 15 to 30 kt with gusts up to 40 kt are
possible Friday and Friday night.

* Seas... combined seas will build to 4 to 6 feet late tonight and
early Thursday morning. Seas will continue to build to 14 to 17
feet with periods around 15 seconds by Saturday morning.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Small Craft Advisory means that hazardous sea conditions will
exist for small craft. Inexperienced mariners... especially those
operating smaller vessels should avoid navigating in these
conditions.

A gale watch is issued when hazardous gale force winds of 34 to
47 knots are probable in the near future... but the specific
timing and/or location is still uncertain. It is intended to
provide additional lead time for mariners who may wish to
consider altering their plans.






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