Watches, Warnings & Advisories



2 products issued by NWS for: 5 Miles S Mojave CA

Red Flag Warning

URGENT - FIRE WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
158 PM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

...NEW RED FLAG WARNING and FIRE WEATHER WATCH...

.Extended through eastern Kern County and the Tehachapis. Then a
Fire Weather Watch starting at 9a Saturday for Fire Weather Zone
597, which is mainly for the Tejon Pass area along I-5 and the
high elevation communities of Pine Mountain Club and Frazier Park.

CAZ298-299-596-131100-
/O.EXB.KHNX.FW.W.0003.000000T0000Z-240714T1600Z/
Indian Wells Valley-Kern County Desert-Tehachapi Area-
158 PM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AND DRY THUNDERSTORMS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONES
298, 299, AND 596...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Red Flag
Warning, which is in effect until 9 AM PDT Sunday.

* AFFECTED AREA...Southern Sierra Nevada from Kern County
  through Yosemite National Park.

* OUTFLOW WINDS...Erratic wind gusts 40 to 50 mph in
  thunderstorm outflow.

* HUMIDITY...Minimum daytime humidity levels as 10% or less.

* THUNDERSTORMS...20-30% chance of thunderstorms - including
  dry lightning - each afternoon from Friday through Sunday.
  Less than a 10% chance of wetting rain with these storms.
  Thunderstorm potential is the greatest in the afternoon and
  evening on Saturday and Sunday

* IMPACTS...Any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly
  due to dry fuels. Outdoor burning is not recommended.

* HIGHEST THREAT...Dry thunderstorms can ignite fire and create
  wind gust favorable for rapid fire spread.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Red Flag Warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
1044 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

CAZ300>322-324-332-334-336-338-131745-
/O.CON.KHNX.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-240714T1700Z/
West Side Mountains north of 198-Los Banos - Dos Palos-Merced -
Madera - Mendota-Planada - Le Grand - Snelling-Coalinga - Avenal-
West Side of Fresno and Kings Counties-Caruthers - San Joaquin -
Selma-Fresno-Clovis-West Side Mountains South of 198-Buttonwillow
- Lost Hills - I5-Delano-Wasco-Shafter-Hanford - Corcoran -
Lemoore-Visalia - Porterville - Reedley-Buena Vista-Bakersfield-
Southeast San Joaquin Valley-South End San Joaquin Valley-
Mariposa Madera Foothills-Mariposa-Madera Lower Sierra-Fresno-
Tulare Foothills-Fresno-Tulare Lower Sierra-South End Sierra
Foothills-South End of the Lower Sierra-Yosemite Valley-Kern
River Valley-Tehachapi-Frazier Mountain Communities-Mojave Desert
Slopes-
Including the cities of Arvin, Alpaugh, Five Points, Mojave,
Madera, Kettleman City, Delano, Oakhurst, Bakersfield, Fish Camp,
Atwater, Lake Isabella, Sanger, Tulare, Tehachapi, El Portal,
Blackwells Corner, Los Banos, Fresno, Richgrove, Coarsegold, Lost
Hills, Shafter, Yosemite Valley, Wasco, North Fork, Corcoran,
Frazier Park, Visalia, Mariposa, Camp Nelson, Kerman, Taft,
Porterville, Bass Lake, Lemoore Station, Lemoore, Auberry,
Parlier, Avenal, Goshen, McKittrick, Millerton Lake, Kernville,
Lake Mcclure, Coalinga, San Luis Reservoir, Kingsburg, Merced,
Lamont, Buttonwillow, Selma, Hanford, Planada, and Le Grand
1044 AM PDT Fri Jul 12 2024

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Dangerously hot conditions as extreme Heat-Risk will occur
  through the duration of this heat wave.

* WHERE...A portion of central California.

* WHEN...Until 10 AM PDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...This level of rare, long-duration extreme heat with
  little to no overnight relief affects everyone, especially those
  without effective cooling and/or adequate hydration.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Impacts likely in most health systems,
  heat-sensitive industries and infrastructure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of
the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Do not leave young children and pets in unattended vehicles. Car
interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning
or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and
Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in
shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency! Call 9 1 1.

Stay cool, stay hydrated, stay informed.

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