Kern County Mountains Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Winter Weather Advisory
Statement as of 1:08 PM PST on February 27, 2015

... Winter Weather Advisory in effect from 4 PM Saturday to 4 am
PST Monday...

The National Weather Service in Hanford has issued a Winter
Weather Advisory for snow for the Kern County mountains... which
is in effect from 4 PM Saturday to 4 am PST Monday.

* Hazard types... accumulating snow at elevations above 4000 feet.

* Snow accumulations... 1 to 2 inches.

* Timing... showers will develop over the Kern County mountains
tonight and Saturday and continue through Monday morning. Snow
levels will lower to near 5000 feet Saturday morning... then
lower to near 4000 feet by late Saturday afternoon.

* Impacts... people traveling over Interstate 5 or Highway 58
should be prepared for slick roads and possible travel delays
Saturday night through Sunday night.


Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means that periods of snow
will cause travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered
roads and limited visibilities... and use caution while driving.






Public Information Statement
Statement as of 3:48 PM PST on February 27, 2015


... Wind reports past 3 hours ...

Location speed time/date
Jawbone Canyon RAWS (4300 ft 61 mph 0314 PM 02/27
blue Max (5350 ft) 59 mph 0232 PM 02/27
Bird Springs pass (7466 ft) 56 mph 0127 PM 02/27
Bear Peak (8228 ft) 48 mph 0210 PM 02/27
Cache creek chp (3622 ft) 45 mph 0137 PM 02/27
west Rosamond (2410 ft) 44 mph 0156 PM 02/27
Edwards AFB (2278 ft) 43 mph 0249 PM 02/27
China Lake naws (2230 ft) 40 mph 0253 PM 02/27
North Edwards (2300 ft) 38 mph 0244 PM 02/27
Ridgecrest (2464 ft) 37 mph 0259 PM 02/27
SW Ridgecrest (2315 ft) 37 mph 0342 PM 02/27
Walker Pass east (5217 ft) 36 mph 0325 PM 02/27
Mojave Nat test pilot 36 mph 0334 PM 02/27
northwest Mojave (2870 ft) 35 mph 0202 PM 02/27
Claraville (6248 ft) 35 mph 0107 PM 02/27
Boron (2450 ft) 34 mph 0150 PM 02/27
Jawbone visitor center 32 mph 0127 PM 02/27
Rosamond (2336 ft) 32 mph 0331 PM 02/27
southwest Ridgecrest (2391 f 32 mph 0303 PM 02/27
Tehachapi mtn valley apt 32 mph 0248 PM 02/27
Mojave Airport (2785 ft) 31 mph 0215 PM 02/27
Tehachapi Muni Airport 31 mph 0235 PM 02/27
Tehachapi west Golden Hills 30 mph 1254 PM 02/27


Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposure. Not all data listed are considered official.