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Storm System Expected To Develop Across Southern U.S.; Fire Weather Concerns In Southern California

A system is expected to develop across the southern tier of the U.S. and produce a few hazards. Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain is possible from southeast Texas to southwest Louisiana, while heavy accumulating snow is expected across parts of Kansas and Oklahoma. Meanwhile, elevated to critical fire weather concerns are forecast through Friday in southern California. Read More >

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from Thursday morning through Friday afternoon for the Kern County Mountains. Low humidity coupled with gusty, easterly, downslope winds will lead to critical fire weather conditions. Open fires and burning are not recommended.
A Wind Advisory for parts of Kern County is in effect from late Wednesday night through Thursday at 4 PM. The Tehachapi and Grapevine areas are included in this advisory. The Bakersfield area has been added to the Wind Advisory, and gusts up to 40 mph are possible there after 8 AM Thursday. Use caution while driving through these areas, especially if you have a high profile vehicle.
High fire danger will occur on Thursday and Friday in the Tehachapi Mountains as strong, easterly winds and low humidity will lead to the potential of rapid fire spread. Heed this advice to help prevent wildfires.

 

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West Side Hills
SR 152 at Dinosaur Point Eastbound SR 152 at San Luis Reservoir Eastbound
SR 46 and SR 33 at Blackwell's Corner Westbound    
Merced and Madera
Livingston - SR 99 at Sultana Dr Northbound Southbound Atwater - SR 99 at Westside Blvd Southbound Northbound
Atwater - SR 99 at Buhach Rd Southbound Atwater - SR 99 at Gurf Rd Northbound
Merced - SR 99 at 16th St Northbound Merced - SR 99 at SR 59 Southbound
Merced - SR 99 at Mission Ave Northbound Merced - SR 99 at Mariposa Creek Southbound
Merced - SR 99 at Mariposa Way Northbound Merced - SR 99 at Le Grand Rd Northbound
Merced - SR 99 at Deadman's Creek Northbound Merced - SR 99 at Buchanan Hollow Rd Northbound
Sierra Vista - SR 99 at Harvey Pettit Rd Northbound Sierra Vista - SR 99 at Chowchilla Weigh Station Northbound
Chowchilla - SR 99 at SR 152 Southbound Chowchilla - SR 99 at SR 152 Northbound
Chowchilla - SR 99 at Ave 21 1/2 Northbound Madera - SR 99 at Cleveland Ave Northbound
Madera - SR 99 at Madera Ave Southbound Madera - SR 99 at Gateway Ave Northbound
Madera - SR 99 at Ave 12 Northbound Madera - SR 99 at Ave 7 Northbound
Madera Ranchos - SR 41 at Valley Children's Blvd Southbound Madera Ranchos - SR 41 at Ave 9 Southbound
Western San Joaquin Valley
Firebaugh - I-5 at Panoche Rd Southbound Cantua Creek - I-5 at SR 33 Northbound
Coalinga - I-5 at SR 145 Northbound Coalinga - I-5 at SR 198 Southbound
Coalinga - I-5 at Palmer Ave Northbound Avenal - I-5 at SR 269 Southbound
Foggy Bottom
Kerman - SR 145 at Jensen Ave Circle Lemoore - SR 41 at SR 198 Northbound
Armona - SR 198 at 13th Ave Westbound Hanford - SR 198 at 12th Ave Eastbound
Fresno Area
Fresno - SR 99 at Herndon Ave Southbound Fresno - SR 99 at Shaw Ave Southbound
Fresno - SR 99 at Ahslan Ave Southbound Fresno - SR 99 at Shields Ave Northbound
Fresno - SR 99 at Clinton Ave Northbound Fresno - SR 99 at Olive Ave Northbound
Fresno - SR 99 at Belmont Ave Southbound Fresno - SR 99 at Jensen Ave Northbound
Fresno - SR 99 at Chestnut Ave Northbound Fowler - SR 99 at Clovis Ave Southbound
Fowler - SR 99 at Merced Ave Southbound Fowler - SR 99 at Manning Ave Southbound
Selma - SR 99 at Dinuba Ave Southbound Selma - SR 99 at Floral Ave Southbound
Selma - SR 99 at North of Mountain View Ave Southbound Selma - SR 99 at South of Mountain View Ave Southbound
Selma - SR 99 at North of Bethel Ave Southbound Kingsburg - SR 99 at South of Bethel Ave Southbound
Kingsburg - SR 99 at SR 201 Northbound    
Fresno - SR 41 at Friant Ave Southbound Fresno - SR 41 at Herndon Ave Southbound
Fresno - SR 41 at Bullard Ave Southbound Fresno - SR 41 at Shaw Ave Southbound
Fresno - SR 41 at Shields Ave Northbound Fresno - SR 41 at McKinley Ave Northbound
Fresno - SR 41 at Olive Ave Northbound Fresno - SR 41 at Tulare Ave Northbound
Fresno - SR 41 at SR 99 Southbound    
Clovis - SR 168 at Temperance Ave Westbound Clovis - SR 168 at Fowler Ave Westbound
Clovis - SR 168 at Herndon Ave Westbound Clovis - SR 168 at Bullard Ave Westbound
Fresno - SR 168 at Shaw Ave Westbound Fresno - SR 168 at Ashlan Ave Westbound
Fresno - SR 168 at Shields Ave Westbound Fresno - SR 168 at Floradora Ave Westbound
Sanger - SR 180 at Academy Ave Westbound Fresno - SR 180 at Temperance Ave Westbound
Fresno - SR 180 at Fowler Ave Westbound Fresno - SR 180 at Clovis Ave Westbound
Fresno - SR 180 at Peach Ave Westbound Fresno - SR 180 at Chestnut Ave Westbound
Fresno - SR 180 at SR 168 Westbound Fresno - SR 180 at Cedar Ave Westbound
Fresno - SR 180 at 8th St Westbound Fresno - SR 180 at 1st St Eastbound
Fresno - SR 180 at SR 41 Eastbound Fresno - SR 180 at SR 99 Westbound
Fresno - SR 180 at west of SR 99 Westbound Fresno - SR 180 at Marks Ave Westbound
Fresno - SR 180 at Brawley Ave Westbound    
Tulare County
Kingsburg - SR 99 at Ave 392 Southbound Kingsburg - SR 99 at Ward Dr Southbound
Kingsburg - SR 99 at Dodge Ave Southbound Traver - SR 99 at Merrit Dr Northbound
Goshen - SR 99 at Betty Dr Northbound Goshen - SR 99 at SR 198 Southbound
Tulare - SR 99 at Cartmill Ave Southbound Tulare - SR 99 at SR 137 Northbound
Visalia - SR 198 at Mooney Blvd Exchange Visalia - SR 198 at Akers St Westbound
Visalia - SR 198 at Plaza Dr Westbound Goshen - SR 198 at SR 99 Westbound
Porterville - SR 190 at Rd 284 Eastbound    
Western San Joaquin Valley in Kern County
Lost Hills - I-5 at SR 46 Northbound Buttonwillow - I-5 at SR 58 Southbound
Tupman - I-5 at SR 43 Southbound Tupman - I-5 at SR 119 Northbound
Eastern San Joaquin Valley in Kern County
Delano - SR 99 at 11th Ave Southbound Famoso - SR 99 at SR 46 Southbound
Famoso - SR 99 at Jackson Ave Northbound    
Bakersfield Area
Bakersfield - SR 99 at SR 65 Southbound Bakersfield - SR 99 at Airport Dr Northbound
Bakersfield - SR 99 at White Ln Northbound Bakersfield - SR 99 at Panama Ln Exchange
Bakersfield - SR 99 at Hosking Ave Northbound Bakersfield - SR 178 at SR 184 Westbound
Bakersfield - SR 58 at Mount Vernon Ave Westbound Bakersfield - SR 58 at Union Ave Westbound
Bakersfield - SR 58 at H St Westbound Bakersfield - SR 58 at Mohawk St Westbound
Central Sierra Foothills
SR 140 at Midpines Eastbound SR 140 at Mariposa Eastbound
Oakhurst - SR 41 at SR 49 Northbound Prather - SR 168 at Auberry Rd Westbound
Southern Sierra Foothills
Ash Peaks View Kaweah River at Pumpkin Hollow View
Central Sierra
Lee Vining at Mono Lake View Mono Lake View
Yosemite Ahwahnee View    
Sequoia Kings
Buck Rock Northeast Northwest Milk Ranch Moro Rock
Park Ridge Shell Mountain Big Baldy Dunlap Bald Mountain Farewell Gap Mount Whitney Kennedy Meadows Domelands Onlancha Peak
Jordan Peak Maggie Mountain Hockett Peak Needles Lookout Camp Nelson Springville Blue Ridge Sherman Peak Farwell Gap Upper Kern River Olancha Peak Bald Mtn Lookout Speas Ridge Dome Rock
Lake Isabella Area
Breckenridge Northwest Kernville Bodfish Havilah Walker Basin South Wofford Heights Southwest
Fort Tejon/Grapevine Area
Grapevine - I-5 at Grapevine Rd Southbound Grapevine - I-5 at North Truck Escape Ramp Northbound
Grapevine - I-5 at South Truck Escape Ramp Northbound Lebec - I-5 at Frazier Mountain Park Rd Exchange