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Wind Advisory
Issued: 12:29 PM PDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect until 11 PM PDT this evening...

* winds... west 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

* Timing... winds will continue through this evening.

* Impacts... strong Crosswinds could make travel hazardous on
north-south oriented roads, including Highway 14 and Highway
58. Visibility could also be reduced in areas of blowing dust
particularly below mountain passes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory means that wind gusts of 45 mph or more are
expected. Winds this strong can make driving difficult, especially
for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.




Public Information Statement
Issued: 11:22 AM PDT Oct. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... 24 hour wind reports...

Location speed time/date elevation (ft.)

... Sierra Nevada...
Bear Peak 65 mph 0510 am 10/20 8228

... San Joaquin Valley...
twisselman 42 mph 1013 PM 10/19 3232
Sunflower Valley 42 mph 0816 PM 10/19 751
Merced Airport 38 mph 0258 am 10/20 153
Fresno air terminal 37 mph 0434 am 10/20 333
Hwy 99 south of Legrand Rd 36 mph 0311 am 10/20 201
Lemoore Nas 36 mph 0522 am 10/20 233
Pacheco Pass 35 mph 0649 PM 10/19 1493
San Luis Reservoir 35 mph 1130 PM 10/19 264
Madera Airport 35 mph 0349 am 10/20 253
Kettleman hills 35 mph 0550 am 10/20 810

... Kern County mountains...
Bird Springs pass 75 mph 0927 PM 10/19 7466
Jawbone Canyon 74 mph 0914 am 10/20 4300
blue Max 72 mph 0632 am 10/20 5350
Cache creek chp on 58 66 mph 0911 am 10/20 3622
Walker Pass 55 mph 0600 am 10/20 5572
south slope Tehachapi mtns 53 mph 0519 am 10/20 4649
Walker Pass east 53 mph 0625 am 10/20 5217

... Kern County desert...
Mojave Airport 58 mph 0320 am 10/20 2785
Indian Wells Canyon 53 mph 1026 am 10/20 4000
North Edwards 51 mph 0907 am 10/20 2300
Jawbone station 51 mph 1001 PM 10/19 2158
waren siding Mojave 50 mph 0530 am 10/20 3139
China Lake 47 mph 0326 am 10/20 2230

Observations are collected from a variety of sources with varying
equipment and exposures. We thank all volunteer weather observers
for their dedication. Not all data listed are considered official.


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