Kern County winter weather advisory above 1,500 feet

Winter Weather Advisory remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening above 1500 feet.

A Winter Weather Advisory above 1500 feet remains in effect until 10 PM PST this evening for the Kern County mountains. 

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* Snow accumulations: 3 to 7 inches above 1500 feet. Some snow accumulations near 1000 feet.

* Timing: snow will begin late tonight... with heavier snow developing during the morning Saturday. Snow is expected to taper off during evening Saturday.

* Locations include: Tehachapi... Lake Isabella... Interstate 5 over the Grapevine... Highway 58 through Tehachapi Pass.

* Winds: gusts around 50 mph through mountain passes and higher elevations will cause drifting and blowing snow at times.

* Impacts: slick and snow covered roads with winter driving conditions are likely. Motorists should anticipate travel delays and possible Road closures.

Precautionary/preparedness actions... 

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

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