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National Weather Service Issues A Weather Warning For SCV Area

National Weather Service Issues A Weather Warning For SCV Area


The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory above 3000 feet for snow and strong winds… Which is in effect from 7 am this morning to 11 PM PST this evening for the Kern County mountains.

* Snow accumulations:1 to 3 inches at pass level and 4 to 6 inches above 5000 feet

* elevation: above 3000 feet.

* Timing: snow will start this morning and become heavier this afternoon and evening before ending later this evening.

* Locations include: Tehachapi… Pine Mountain… Lebec

* winds:south winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph are possible at the base of the Interstate 5 corridor near the Grapevine.

* Impacts: high impact along the Interstate 5 and Highway 58 corridors. Travelers are encouraged to check Road conditions as this situation develops through the afternoon and early evening.

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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Today A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. East wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

Tonight A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday Partly sunny, with a high near 51. West wind 5 to 15 mph.

Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light southwest in the evening.

Monday Mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 29. North wind around 5 mph.

New Year’s Day Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. East northeast wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.

Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.

Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 35. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.

Thursday Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Thursday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. West wind around 5 mph becoming east northeast in the evening.

Friday Partly sunny, with a high near 57. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

National Weather Service Issues A Weather Warning For SCV Area

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Perry Smith is a print and broadcast journalist who has won several awards for his focused, hyperlocal community coverage in several different regions of the country. In addition to five years of experience covering the Santa Clarita Valley, Smith, a San Fernando Valley native, has worked in newspapers and news websites in Los Angeles, the Northwest, the Central Valley and the South, before coming to KHTS in 2012. To contact Smith, email him at Perry@hometownstation.com.