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Storm Tracking Across the Plains; Powerful Pacific System is Approaching

Some heavy rain and possible flash flooding may affect the Central Plains through Thursday. Meanwhile, wintry weather conditions will spread through portions of Central and Northern Plains. A powerful storm system is forecast to approach the Pacific Northwest, then spreading inland and down through California through the end of this week. A series of storms will impact Alaska into the weekend. Read More >

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Last Map Update: Thu, Dec. 8, 2022 at 7:38:34 am PST

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A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for most of the San Joaquin Valley from 1 AM PST tonight until 11 AM PST Thursday morning. A Dense Fog Advisory means that visibilities will frequently be reduced to less than one quarter of a mile. If driving, slow down, use low beam headlights, and keep plenty of distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 41, Highway 43, Highway 180, Highway 152, Highway 99 from Delano northward, and Highway 198 from Visalia to Lemoore.
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for most of the San Joaquin Valley until 11 AM PST this morning, resulting in a high transportation risk. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 41, Highway 43, Highway 180, Highway 152, Highway 99 from Delano northward, and Highway 198 from Visalia to Lemoore.
The next storm system will impact Central California tonight into Friday morning. Precipitation should remain mainly north of Kern County. The majority of precipitation associated with this storm system will fall late tonight. A much stronger storm system will impact Central California this weekend.
A strong storm system will impact Central California this weekend. The majority of precipitation associated with this storm system will fall Saturday night and Sunday. Snow levels will start at around 4,000 feet Saturday, before rising to about 6,000 feet Saturday evening into Sunday morning. Snow levels will drop to around 3,000 feet by Sunday evening.
A strong storm system will impact Central California this weekend, resulting in rain in the San Joaquin Valley. The majority of this rain will fall Saturday night and Sunday. Here are rain amount probabilities for select locations in the San Joaquin Valley from 10 AM PST Saturday, December 10th until 10 AM PST Sunday, December 11th, 2022.

 

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