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Active Weather Through Memorial Day Weekend

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms and heavy rainfall are expected this holiday weekend across the northern and central Plains into the Upper Midwest, especially on Sunday and Memorial Day. A few strong to severe storms are possible in New England today. Critical fire weather concerns continue across much of the Southwest and through the Southern Rockies. Read More >

A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Mojave Desert Slopes of the Kern County Mountains and Deserts Until 11 PM PDT on Sunday Night. Strong wind gusts may blow down tree limbs and power lines. A few power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, particularly for high profile vehicles. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 14, U.S. Highway 395, Highway 58 below Tehachapi Pass, including the town of Mojave, and Highway 178 below Walker Pass, including the town of Inyokern.
A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Mojave Desert and Indian Wells Valley the Kern County from 11 AM PDT this morning until 11 PM PDT on Sunday Night. Strong wind gusts may blow down tree limbs and power lines. A few power outages are possible. Travel will be difficult, particularly for high profile vehicles. Highways affected include, but are not limited to Highway 14, U.S. Highway 395, Highway 58 below Tehachapi Pass, including the towns of Rosamond and Mojave, Highway 178 below Walker Pass, including the towns of Inyokern and Ridgecrest.
High temperatures across Central California will be a few to several degrees below normal throughout the Memorial Day weekend.

 

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 Forecast Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Area Forecast Discussion AFD AFDHNX
7 Day Zone Forecast ZFP ZFPHNX
Area Forecast Matricies AFM AFMHNX
Point Forecast Matricies PFM PFMHNX
Tabular Forecast SFT SFTHNX
       
 Severe Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Tornado Warning TOR TORHNX
Severe Thunderstorm Warning SVR SVRHNX
Watch County Notification WCN WCNHNX
Flash Flood Warning FFW FFWHNX
Severe Weather Statement SVS SVSHNX
Flash Flood Statement FFS FFSHNX
Winter Weather Product WSW WSWHNX
Non Precipitation Product NPW NPWHNX
Backcountry Avalanche Product AVW AVWHNX
Special Weather Statement SPS SPSHNX
Local Storm Report LSR LSRHNX
       
 Fire Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Fire Weather Forecast FWF FWFHNX
Spot Forecast FWS FWSHNX
Point Forecast FWM FWMHNX
Fire Weather Watch
Red Flag Warning
RFW RFWHNX
       
 Aviation Weather Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Aviation Weather Warning AWW AWWHNX
Terminal Aerodrome Forecast TAF  
 - Atwater TAFMER TAFMER
 - Merced TAFMCE TAFMCE
 - Fresno TAFFAT TAFFAT
 - Visalia TAFVIS TAFVIS
 - Bakersfield TAFBFL TAFBFL
       
 Hydrologic Information
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Product Abbr. Available Items
Flood Watch FFA FFAHNX
Flood Warning - General Flooding FLW FLWHNX
Flood Statement - General Flooding FLS FLSHNX
Flood Warning - Upper San Joaquin River Basin FLWUSJ FLWUSJ
Flood Statement - Upper San Joaquin River Basin FLSUSJ FLSUSJ
River Statement - Upper San Joaquin River Basin RVSUSJ RVSUSJ
Hydrologic Outlook ESF ESFHNX
       
 Climate Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Daily Climate Summary CLI  
 - Merced CLIMCE CLIMCE
 - Madera CLIMAE CLIMAE
 - Fresno CLIFAT CLIFAT
 - Hanford CLIHJO CLIHJO
 - Bakersfield CLIBFL CLIBFL
Monthly Climate Summary CLM  
 - Merced CLMMCE CLMMCE
 - Madera CLMMAE CLMMAE
 - Fresno CLMFAT CLMFAT
 - Hanford CLMHJO CLMHJO
 - Bakersfield CLMBFL CLMBFL
Record Event Report RER RERHNX
Regional Temp/Precip Table RTP RTPHNX
Drought Information Statement DGT DGTHNX
Hydro-met Data Report Part 3 (WxCoder) RR3 RR3HNX
Local Cooperative Observation (CoCoRaHS) LCO LCOHNX
       
 General Public Information
Product Abbr. Available Items
Regional Weather Roundup RWR RWRCA
Public Information Statement PNS PNSHNX
Air Quality Alert AQA AQAHNX
Civil Emergency Message CEM CEMHNX
Radar Free Text Message FTM FTMHNX