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Evacuation orders, warnings lifted in portions of Kern County

The evacuation order for East McFarland and the evacuation warning for portions of Poso Creek and Wofford Heights has been lifted.
Flooding, March 2023 (FILE)
Posted at 4:21 PM, Mar 16, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-16 20:39:37-04

MCFARLAND, Calif. (KERO) — The evacuation orders and warnings for portions of Kern County have been lifted.

According to the Kern County Fire Department, the evacuation order for East McFarland that were in place due to potential flooding caused by the recent storms has been listed.

In addition, the evacuation warning for portions of Poso Creek has also been lifted. This affects the area from Elmo Highway to Taylor Avenue and from Driver Road to Highway 99.

However, the remaining area south of Taylor Avenue remains under an evacuation warning.

KCFD has also lifted the evacuation warning for portions of Wofford Heights beginning at the Kernville River Valley Cemetery, south to Wofford Heights Hill, including all areas east of Highway 155, as well as Wofford Heights Boulevard/Burlando Road to the edge of Lake Isabella.

All other warnings and orders remain in effect at this time.

If you have an emergency, you are advised to call 911. If you have any questions about the evacuation orders or warnings, please contact Kern County Information and Referral Services at 2-1-1.

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