Wind gusts today could reach up to 55 miles per hour--on many of our major highways, including the 58, the 14, and the 178.
KERN COUNTY FIRE'S EL NINO PREPARENESS PAGE
This means driving can be difficult--if you're headed out of town or driving on our highways, be extra careful around those high profile vehicles, like big rigs, which have a harder time in extremely windy conditions like we're seeing today.
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The National Weather Service posted on Saturday afternoon that a winter storm warning was in effect for Kern County Mountains and High wind watch in desert areas.
1:30 PM: Winter Storm Warning in effect for Kern Co mtns & High Wind Watch in desert areas. For Sun AM-Mon AM #cawx pic.twitter.com/HQeS5AIlfl
— NWS Hanford (@NWSHanford) January 30, 2016
We're expecting precipitation across the county tomorrow morning--ranging from snow to rain, depending on the elevation.
RED CROSS' EL NINO PREPARATION PAGE
Just another reminder to be careful on our roadways, especially since we have the possibility of icy streets with snow, rain and cooler temps.
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