Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1036 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

CAZ098-099-271700-
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INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
1036 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

...HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST
SATURDAY...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO
9 AM PST SATURDAY FOR THE SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT AND
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...EDWARDS...CALIFORNIA CITY...ROSAMOND...
  BORON...RIDGECREST...CHINA LAKE AND INYOKERN.

* TEMPERATURES...20 TO 27 DEGREES...WITH A FEW LOCATIONS POSSIBLY
  DROPPING INTO THE UPPER TEENS.

* DURATIONS...4 TO 8 HOURS.

* TIMING...FROM MIDNIGHT TO 9 AM SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...A HARD FREEZE CAN KILL CROPS AND SENSITIVE
  VEGETATION...AND HARM OUTDOOR PETS AND LIVESTOCK. EXTENDED
  EXPOSURE TO COLD CAN CAUSE HYPOTHERMIA.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HARD FREEZE WARNING MEANS TEMPERATURES OF 27 DEGREES OR LESS
FOR TWO OR MORE CONSECUTIVE HOURS ARE IMMINENT. PROTECTIVE
MEASURES TO SAVE CROPS AND SENSITIVE VEGETATION SHOULD BE TAKEN.
VULNERABLE ANIMALS AND PETS SHOULD BE KEPT INDOORS IN A HOUSE OR
BARN. EXPOSED PIPES SHOULD BE WRAPPED TO KEEP THEM FROM BURSTING.

&&

$$

CAZ089>092-271700-
/O.CON.KHNX.FZ.W.0002.141227T0800Z-141227T1700Z/
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-
1036 PM PST FRI DEC 26 2014

...FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PST SATURDAY...

A FREEZE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 9 AM
PST SATURDAY FOR THE CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE...LOS BANOS...MERCED...MADERA...FRESNO...
  LEMOORE...HANFORD...VISALIA...TULARE...PORTERVILLE...DELANO
  AND BAKERSFIELD.

* TEMPERATURES...28 TO 32 DEGREES.

* DURATIONS...4 TO 8 HOURS.

* TIMING...FROM MIDNIGHT TO 9 AM SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD RESULT IN DAMAGE TO
  CROPS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FREEZE WARNING MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE IMMINENT OR
HIGHLY LIKELY. THESE CONDITIONS WILL KILL CROPS AND OTHER
SENSITIVE VEGETATION.

&&

$$

BSO

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD


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