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National Weather Service: Wind Advisory in effect, 55 mph gusts possible in parts of Kern County

Posted at 8:02 AM, Apr 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-23 11:02:12-04

With a Wind Advisory in effect through Thursday night, the National Weather Service's Hanford office says gusts could reach as high as 55 mile per hour in parts of Kern County.

A Wind Advisory is currently in effect through 11 p.m. Thursday.

The National Weather Service says 30 mile per hour gusts could hit parts of the west side of the San Joaquin Valley and "up to 55 mph below mountain passes in Kern County."

The National Weather Service reported Little Oak Canyon reached wind gusts of 56 miles per hour on Wednesday. That was the high for wind gusts in Kern County.