Kern County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:46 AM PDT Apr. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 5 am PDT
Thursday...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 5 am PDT
Thursday.

* Winds... northwest 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... winds will increase during the early afternoon and
become strong and gusty during the late afternoon and evening.
Winds expected to weaken overnight.

* Impacts... travel will be difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Blowing dust will reduce visibility.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 35 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.



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