BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A second winter season storm producing its way through Kern County late Sunday night time into Monday is anticipated to fall various inches of snow in mountain spots and could induce delays and closures on big highways.
The Countrywide Climate Service in Hanford issued a Wintertime Storm Warning through Monday night for Kern County Mountain passes and the California Highway Patrol is advising motorists to leave for their locations if they need to have to travel via Interstate 5 in the Grapevine before the storm comes late Sunday night.
As of 8:30 p.m. all key highways remained open. Motorists must examine highway problems just before they vacation.
You can examine Caltrans’ QuickMap for updates on road closures or connect with 1-800-Gas-Road.
Forecaster Kevin Charette suggests Tehachapi and the Grapevine can assume 3 to 6 inches of snow. Lake Isabella can assume 2 to 3 inches of snow in which snow stages could fall to 1,600 toes. Rain is also anticipated to fall in valley and mountain areas and Charette claims the spot could see about a quarter of an inch to a 50 percent-inch of rain.
Storm journey info
The National Weather conditions Services says snow is probably to affect travel alongside Freeway 58 and Interstate 5 with snow degrees dropping to 2,000 toes and inspire you to go away as early as possible to your place. Caltrans advises motorists to preserve slow down when driving through snow and rain, to have chains if traveling into the mountains and to have meals, water and blankets in an crisis kit if you do get delayed since of the snow.