Kern County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 9:35 PM PST Dec. 10, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am PST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a dense fog
advisory, which is in effect until 10 am PST Tuesday.

* Visibilities... reduced to less than 500 feet in places. One
quarter mile or less over slopes facing towards the San Joaquin
Valley.

* Timing... low clouds banking up in north Facing Hills of the
Tehachapi Mountains. Low clouds and fog persisting through
Tuesday morning.

* Impacts... high transportation and travel risk. Limited
visibilities will make travel very difficult along highways 58,
178 and Interstate 5 over the Grapevine area.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory means visibilities will frequently be
reduced to less than one quarter mile. If driving, slow down, use
your headlights, and leave plenty of distance ahead of you.


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