Kern County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory
Issued: 2:38 AM PDT Apr. 26, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory in effect from 2 PM Friday to 5 am PDT Sunday...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect from 2 PM Friday to 5 am PDT Sunday.

* Winds... west 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 55 mph. Strongest gusts
will occur below the passes and canyons.

* Timing... late Friday afternoon through late Saturday night. The
strongest gusts are expected in the afternoon and evening hours
on Friday and Saturday. Winds will gradually diminish late
Saturday night into early Sunday morning.

* Impacts... dangerous driving conditions due to strong Crosswinds,
especially for high profile vehicles. Highways affected include
14, 58, 178, and 395. Reduced visibility due to blowing dust
and sand is possible at times.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that winds of 45 mph are expected. Winds
this strong can make driving difficult, especially for high
profile vehicles. Use extra caution.