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WWUS76 KHNX 172009  
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA  
1209 PM PST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
CAZ098-099-180400-  
/O.CON.KHNX.WI.Y.0014.190218T0000Z-190218T1100Z/  
INDIAN WELLS VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN KERN COUNTY DESERT-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF RIDGECREST, ROSAMOND, CALIFORNIA CITY,  
EDWARDS AFB, AND MOJAVE  
1209 PM PST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...A WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON  
UNTIL 3 AM PST TONIGHT...  
 
* WINDS...SUSTAINED WEST TO NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH, WITH GUSTS  
UP TO 55 MPH.  
 
* TIMING...FROM 4 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 3 AM PST TONIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...GUSTY WINDS WILL BLOW AROUND UNSECURED OBJECTS. TREE  
LIMBS MAY BE BLOWN DOWN AND A FEW POWER OUTAGES ARE POSSIBLE.  
HIGHWAYS AFFECTED INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO HIGHWAY 14,  
U.S. 395, HIGHWAY 58 BELOW TEHACHAPI PASS, INCLUDING THE CITY OF  
MOJAVE, AND HIGHWAY 178 BELOW WALKER PASS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A WIND ADVISORY MEANS THAT WIND GUSTS OF 35 TO 57 MPH ARE  
EXPECTED. WIND GUSTS THIS STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT,  
ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.  
 

 
 

 
 
CAZ089>092-180400-  
/O.NEW.KHNX.FZ.A.0005.190219T0800Z-190219T1700Z/  
WEST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-EAST CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-  
SOUTHWESTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-SOUTHEASTERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF LOS BANOS, COALINGA, MENDOTA, FRESNO,  
HANFORD, LEMOORE, AVENAL, CORCORAN, BAKERSFIELD, AND VISALIA  
1209 PM PST SUN FEB 17 2019  
 
...A FREEZE WATCH IS IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL 9  
AM PST TUESDAY MORNING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HANFORD HAS ISSUED A FREEZE  
WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FOR THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY FROM LATE  
MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...MINIMUM TEMPERATURES IN RURAL LOCATIONS GENERALLY  
BETWEEN 28 AND 32 DEGREES. OUTSIDE OF MAJOR URBAN AREAS,  
SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE FOR A PERIOD OF THREE TO  
FIVE HOURS.  
 
* TIMING...THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED FROM 3 AM PST  
MONDAY NIGHT UNTIL 8 AM PST TUESDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES COULD KILL SENSITIVE,  
EXPOSED VEGETATION AND DAMAGE UNPROTECTED OUTDOOR PLUMBING.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A FREEZE WATCH MEANS SUB-FREEZING TEMPERATURES ARE POSSIBLE.  
THESE CONDITIONS MAY KILL CROPS AND OTHER SENSITIVE VEGETATION.  
 

 
 

 
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