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Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
306 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

CAZ095-098-099-241830-
/O.COR.KHNX.WI.Y.0019.140425T1800Z-140426T0600Z/
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-
306 AM PDT THU APR 24 2014

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A WIND
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 11 PM PDT FRIDAY FOR
THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS AND DESERT.

* WINDS: WEST SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 55 MPH.

* TIMING: THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON
  AND EVENING HOURS.

* 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: GUSTY WINDS MAY HAMPER DRIVING ABILITY...ESPECIALLY FOR
  HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. VISIBILITY MAY BE REDUCED TO 1/4 MILE OR
  LESS IN AREAS OF BLOWING DUST WITH POSSIBLE TRAVEL DELAYS.

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT
  HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=HNX.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

&&

$$

DCH

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD










Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
533 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

CAZ095-098-250045-
KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS-INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-
533 PM PDT WED APR 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE KERN COUNTY MOUNTAINS
AND THE INDIAN WELLS VALLEY.

...WINDY FRIDAY AND SATURDAY...

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER EXPECTED.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: A FEW INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET. A WINTRY MIX
  POSSIBLE ON THE PASSES.

* ELEVATION: FALLING TO AROUND 4500 FEET.

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

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

* 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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