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Multiple Hazards through Upcoming Weekend

The threat of severe thunderstorms will exist in the Midwest and Ohio Valley through Friday. Elevated to critical fire weather conditions will be in place across the Four-Corners through the weekend. Early season heat with likely record high temperatures will spread from the South into the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and Northeast on Friday, Saturday and perhaps Sunday. Read More >

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Kern County mountains and desert and Tulare County mountains until 11 AM PDT Friday morning. Blowing dust will reduce visibilities in some locations. Travel will be difficult, particularly for high profile vehicles. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 14, Highway 58, Highway 178, and U.S. Highway 395.
Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 180, Highway 33, Interstate 5 north of Lost Hills, Highway 198 from Hanford westward, and Highway 152 through Pacheco Pass.
High temperatures throughout Central California Saturday afternoon will be around five degrees warmer than this afternoon. By Monday afternoon, maximum temperatures across Central California will be about ten degrees above normal for this time of year.
High temperatures in the San Joaquin Valley Tuesday afternoon will be in the upper 90s. Triple digit heat is expected in most of the San Joaquin Valley Wednesday afternoon.
High temperatures in the San Joaquin Valley Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon will be around fifteen degrees above normal for this time of year, resulting in an enhanced risk for heat-related illnesses. Although heat events like this are relatively common and happen many times a year, heat-related impacts are possible Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon for those new to the area if simple precautions are not taken. Heat-sensitive groups, such as the elderly, young children, and those with chronic ailments may need assistance to avoid heat-related illness. As always, never, ever leave a child or pet in an enclosed automobile.

 

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