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Weather Information in & near the KRV
Weather forecasts or historical data on national websites is often really Bakersfield ( Meadows Field Airport), even Sandburg, CA (SE of I-5 & HWY 138 intersection. Many of these links give actual  HOURLY (as well as historical) weather data for many locations in/around the Kern River Valley.
  Web Link Hits
  Link   Current Watches, Warnings & Advisories for California
Issued by the National Weather Service. This page contains watches, warnings & advisories that are in effect for California. This file is usually updated about every 2 minutes.
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  Link   Private Weather Station – Alta Sierra
Personal Weather Station #KCAWOFFO2 lat: 35.729 lon: -118.542 Elevation: 5,750'
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  Link   Private Weather Station – Claraville in the Piutes
Latitude: 35.44550; Longitude: 118.32633
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  Link   Private Weather Station – Kern River Bull Run Mouth
Personal Weather Station #KCAKERNV1 lat: 35.78 lon: -118.44 Elevation: 2,726'
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  Link   Private Weather Station – Kern River Preserve, Weldon
From Audubon California's Kern River Preserve http://kern.audubon.org/ 18747 HWY 178, Weldon
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  Link   Private Weather Station – Lake Isabella
From a home near the corner of Crestview & Pecos Avenues Latitude: 35.612162; Longitude: -118.482615.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) locations around the KRV
A map showing 7 of the 8 Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) locations around the KRV.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Breckenridge
ELEVATION: 7,548 ft. Station is located on Breckenridge Mountain near the lookout tower. Site is surrounded by mature timber & sparse vegetation understory. Good view to the east & south. Views to the west blocked by nearby mountain top.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Democrat
ELEVATION: 2,380 ft. Station is located in the compound of the democrat work center off HWY 178. Area is surrounded by 20-30' trees.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Jawbone Canyon
ELEVATION: 4,300 ft. Site sits on north side of mountain slope. Valleys to north east & west. All types of vegetation; crab apple, pine, sage, holey trees, oak bush, grass & cactus.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Johnsondale
ELEVATION: 4,700 ft. Site is in Tulare County mountains in a sage brush flat with a few small trees. Station sits in Johnsondale Forest Service Work Center compound at site of old manual station. W of the lake in Johsondale, about 1,000 ft. SW of the
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Kernville
ELEVATION: 3,010 ft. Located on a ridge top above Kern Powerhouse #3, next to penstocks. Above Sierra Way/HWY Mtn. 99 about 1.8 miles N of the intersection of Kernville Road & Sierra Way.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Piutes
ELEVATION: 6,440 ft. Site is on private property in an open area behind a residence on the east end of Landers Meadow surrounded by open pine stands with intermixed brush.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Squirrel Valley
ELEVATION: 3,141 ft. About 1,000 ft. SE of the corner of Shadow Mountain Drive & Big Springs Road
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Walker Pass
ELEVATION: 5,572 ft. Site sits on top of a sandy hill, stunted pine, juniper grasses & some sage. Valley to north, mountains on all sides. Walker pass trail head one mile to east, forked creek guard station 9 miles to west.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) Wofford Heights
ELEVATION: 3,150 ft. Site sits in the SW corner of a 25' by 25' apiary (a place where beehives of honey bees are kept). 150 yards N of HWY 155/Evans Road. Area is somewhat sheltered by the wind.
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  Link   Remote Automated Weather Stations (RAWS) throughout California
Link to California RAWS monitor weather & provide weather data assisting land management agencies with a variety of projects such as monitoring air quality, rating fire danger & providing information for research applications.
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  Link   National Weather Service Forecast Center - San Joaquin Valley/Hanford
This web site was created for your use to help you find weather information for the San Joaquin Valley, the Southern Sierra Nevada & the Kern County deserts.
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  Link   NWR Specific Area Message Encoding (SAME)
After buying a NWR/SAME radio receiver, program Kern County’s #006029 into it. Your NWR will then alert you only of weather & other emergencies for Kern County. SAME is also used in the Emergency Alert System.
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  Link   NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards
Nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts & other hazard information 24/7/365.
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  Link   The Weather Channel
Features current conditions & forecasts for over 77,000 locations worldwide, along with local & regional radars. Data comes mostly from the Nat'l. Weather Service & is approximated for KRV locations.
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  Link   Western Regional Climate Center
Portal for Western U.S. climate info; Historical Climate Summaries; Current Observations, Forecasts & Monitoring; sources: Nat’l. Climatic Data Center, Nat’l. Weather Service, the American Assoc. of State Climatologists & NOAA Research Institutes.
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