FRAZIER PARK, CA (Friday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 12:58 p.m.)—National Weather Service’s prediction for the high temperature has been raised to 36 degrees. Vendors are selling holiday gifts and hot soup for shoppers! It’s happening now along Mt. Pinos Way in Frazier Park.
FRAZIER PARK, CA (Friday, Dec. 7, 2013 at 8:15 a.m.)—While the National Weather Service maintains its Winter Weather Advisory through 10 p.m. Saturday, Bakersfield’s KBAK TV weather staff is reporting the storm may pass through so quickly that Grapevine and Tehachapi passes may remain open.
The National Weather Service has lowered its prediction of snow from 80% chance to 70% and snow accumulation from “1 to 3 inches” to “1 to 2 inches.” The service has also raised its temperature forecast from yesterday’s prediction of a high of 32 degrees to this morning’s prediction of a high of 34 degrees.
At this time, vendors are setting up along Mt. Pinos Way in Frazier Park for the annual Holiday Faire. It’s a great day for a Christmas faire. Come on down!
FRAZIER PARK, CA (Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 at 7:45 a.m.)—The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Kern County Mountains which will remain in effect from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.
* SNOW ACCUMULATIONS: 3 TO 7 INCHES ABOVE 1500 FEET. SOME SNOW
ACCUMULATIONS NEAR 1000 FEET.
* TIMING: SNOW WILL BEGIN LATE TONIGHT…WITH HEAVIER SNOW
DEVELOPING DURING THE MORNING SATURDAY. SNOW IS EXPECTED TO
TAPER OFF DURING EVENING SATURDAY.
* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: FRAZIER PARK…TEHACHAPI…LAKE ISABELLA…
INTERSTATE 5 OVER THE GRAPEVINE…HIGHWAY 58 THROUGH
* WINDS: GUSTS AROUND 50 MPH THROUGH MOUNTAIN PASSES AND HIGHER
ELEVATIONS WILL CAUSE DRIFTING AND BLOWING SNOW AT TIMES.
* IMPACTS: SLICK AND SNOW COVERED ROADS WITH WINTER DRIVING
CONDITIONS ARE LIKELY. MOTORISTS SHOULD ANTICIPATE TRAVEL
DELAYS AND POSSIBLE ROAD CLOSURES.
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
FORECAST FOR FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT:
- Tonight: Snow, mainly after 4am. Low around 22. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
- Saturday: Snow showers, mainly before 4pm. High near 33. Breezy, with a northwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
- Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of snow showers, mainly before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 14. Wind chill values as low as -3. Blustery, with a north northwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
- Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 31. North northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
This is part of the November 29, 2013 online edition of The Mountain Enterprise.
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