Hazardous Weather Outlook
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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
410 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

CAZ095-098-099-231200-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
410 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS
AND DESERT.

WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

...WINDY TODAY AND AGAIN FRIDAY EVENING THROUGH SATURDAY...

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. PLEASE SEE SFONPWHNX FOR DETAILS.


.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: A WINTRY MIX POSSIBLE ON THE PASSES.

* ELEVATION: FALLING TO 4500 TO 5000 FEET.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH...STRONGEST
  GUSTS EXPECTED NEAR THE PASSES AND CANYONS.

* TIMING: WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY EVENING...STRONGEST GUSTS
  EXPECTED SATURDAY. WINDS DIMINISHING SUNDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: HIGHWAY 178 THROUGH AND BELOW WALKER
  PASS...HIGHWAY 58 THROUGH AND BELOW TEHACHAPI PASS INCLUDING THE
  CITY OF MOJAVE...HIGHWAY 14 AND U.S. 395.

* IMPACTS: DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL NEED TO TAKE
  CAUTION IF ENCOUNTERING AREAS OF GUSTY WINDS...STRONG CROSSWINDS
  ARE POSSIBLE AT TIMES. BLOWING DUST WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE WITH
  VISIBILITY AT ONE MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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CAZ096-097-231200-
SIERRA NEVADA FROM YOSEMITE TO KINGS CANYON-
TULARE COUNTY MOUNTAINS-
410 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF
THE SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA.

...WINDY TODAY FOLLOWED BY WINTRY WEATHER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

...WINDY TODAY FOLLOWED BY WINTRY WEATHER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH GUSTING TO NEAR 70 MPH.

* TIMING: CONTINUING THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA CREST FROM YOSEMITE
  NATIONAL PARK SOUTH THROUGH SEQUOIA NATIONAL FORECAST...
  GENERALLY ABOVE 8000 FEET.

* IMPACTS: DIFFICULT TRAVEL ALONG HIGH ELEVATION ROADS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: LIGHT ACCUMULATIONS ON YOSEMITE VALLEY
  FLOOR...AND IN SEQUOIA PARK NEAR LODGEPOLE.

* ELEVATION: FALLING TO AROUND 4000 FEET IN YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
  AND TO AROUND 4500 FEET IN TULARE COUNTY.

* WINDS: WEST WINDS 30 TO 40 MPH GUSTING TO NEAR 70 MPH.

* TIMING: STRONG GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ON FRIDAY AND
  CONTINUE THROUGH SATURDAY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: SOUTHERN SIERRA NEVADA CREST FROM YOSEMITE
  NATIONAL PARK SOUTH THROUGH SEQUOIA NATIONAL FOREST.

* IMPACTS: DIFFICULT TRAVEL ALONG MOUNTAIN ROADS.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

$$

CAZ089>092-231200-
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
410 PM PDT TUE APR 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN
SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY.

BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

...WINDY TODAY AND AGAIN FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...
...SOME THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

A BLOWING DUST ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT. PLEASE SEE SFONPWHNX FOR
DETAILS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

* WINDS: NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH
  POSSIBLE...STRONGEST GUSTS EXPECTED BELOW THE PASSES.

* TIMING: WINDS INCREASING FRIDAY...STRONGEST GUSTS EXPECTED
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WINDS DIMINISHING SATURDAY
  MORNING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 5...INCLUDING
  NEAR PASSES ON HIGHWAYS 41 AND 152.

* IMPACTS: DRIVERS OF HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES WILL NEED TO TAKE
  CAUTION IF ENCOUNTERING AREAS OF GUSTY WINDS...STRONG CROSSWINDS
  ARE POSSIBLE AT TIMES.

* THUNDER: THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO...OR YOUR FAVORITE NEWS
  SOURCE...FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.


.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SKYWARN SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

WEATHER SPOTTERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO REPORT ANY SIGNIFICANT OR
UNUSUAL CONDITIONS TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

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