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Thursday, Nov 21 2013 05:46 PM

URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    It was a wet night along Chester Avenue during the Thursday evening downpour in Bakersfield and other parts of Kern County. The bright headlights and taillights in the long exposure make it a colorful and wet scene.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    The crosstown freeway at 23rd and Eye Streets got hit hard by the Thursday evening deluge causing traffic to come to a snail pace.

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    By Henry A. Barrios / The Californian

    Highway traffic on the 99 is steady as rain falls on the Bakersfield area Thursday morning.

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    By Casey Christie / The Californian

    Vehicles were forced to slow down after a downpour in Bakersfield Thursday evening, especially in this area of 23rd and Eye streets.

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By The Bakersfield Californian

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA

141 PM PST THU NOV 21 2013

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A WINTER

WEATHER ADVISORY ABOVE 4000 FEET FOR SNOW AND STRONG WINDS...WHICH

IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO 4 PM PST FRIDAY FOR THE KERN

COUNTY MOUNTAINS.

 

* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 5 INCHES ABOVE 5000 FEET. 1 TO 2 INCHES

POSSIBLE AT PASS LEVEL ALONG INTERSTATE 5 AND HIGHWAYS 58 AND 178.

 

* ELEVATION: ABOVE 4000 FEET.

 

* TIMING: RAIN WILL CONTINUE THIS EVENING AND CHANGE OVER TO ALL

SNOW AFTER DARK. SNOW WILL CONTINUE AT TIMES OVERNIGHT WITH

OCCASIONAL SNOW SHOWER ACTIVITY DURING THE DAY FRIDAY.

 

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: FRAZIER PARK...BEAR VALLEY SPRINGS...PINE

MOUNTAIN CLUB...AND BRECKENRIDGE.

 

* WINDS: GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS OF 35 TO 45 MPH AT TIMES MAY CAUSE

BLOWING SNOW.

 

* IMPACTS: SNOW COVERED ROADS WILL BE POSSIBLE. HAZARDOUS TRAVEL

WITH POSSIBLE RESTRICTIONS AND CLOSURES. BRING A WINTER KIT WITH

YOU IF YOU TRAVEL THROUGH THE MOUNTAINS TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.

 

* FOR A DETAILED VIEW OF THE HAZARD AREA...VISIT

HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/WRH/WHV/?WFO=HNX.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY MEANS THAT PERIODS OF SNOW WILL CAUSE

TRAVEL DIFFICULTIES. BE PREPARED FOR SLIPPERY ROADS AND LIMITED

VISIBILITIES...AND USE CAUTION WHILE DRIVING.

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