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Storm System To Lift From The Southern U.S. To Great Lakes Over The Next Couple Of Days

A storm will develop, intensify and lift northward from the southern Plains to the Great Lakes over the next two days. The weather hazards of most concern today are severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, isolated large hail and tornadoes and heavy rain with possible flooding in the Lower Mississippi Valley and Mid South. Then on Thursday, a zone of heavy snow may fall in Iowa and Wisconsin. Read More >

A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for a portion of the San Joaquin Valley from 2 AM PST tonight until 9 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 43, Highway 41, Highway 99 from Tipton to Selma, and Highway 198 from Visalia to Lemoore.
A Dense Fog Advisory is in effect for part of the San Joaquin Valley from 2 AM PST tonight until 9 AM PST Thursday morning, resulting in a high transportation risk. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 180, Highway 152, Highway 43, Highway 41, Highway 99 from Pixley to Fresno, and Highway 198 from Visalia to Lemoore.
The next storm system will impact Central California Friday night through Saturday night, resulting in a chance of light snow in the Sierra Nevada and a slight chance of light rain in the San Joaquin Valley. Snow levels will start at around 5,000 feet Friday night, before dropping to about 4,000 feet Saturday. The majority of this precipitation will fall late Friday night into Saturday morning.
There is a chance of snow showers along Interstate 5 over Tejon Pass Saturday night. Snow amounts, if any, should be an inch or two. Travel delays are conceivable. If traveling, allow extra time to reach your destination.
There is a chance of snow showers along Highway 58 over Tehachapi Pass Saturday night. Snow amounts, if any, should be an inch or less. Travel delays are conceivable. If traveling, allow extra time to reach your destination.

 

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