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SOUTH FORK KERN RIVER - ONYX (SKRC1)
Latitude: 35.74º NLongitude: 118.17º WElevation: 2900 Feet
Location: Kern County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: San JoaquinRiver Group: Tulare
Issuance Time: Mar 02 2024 at 8:42 AM PSTNext Issuance: Mar 03 2024 at 9:00 AM PST
Monitor Stage: N/A Flood Stage: N/A

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Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ332)
Today: Windy. Mostly sunny. Chance of rain and snow early in the morning, then chance of rain late in the morning. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds 15 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 70 mph decreasing to 55 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 40 percent.

Tonight: Windy. Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 10 to 30 mph. Gusts up to 55 mph decreasing to 45 mph after midnight.

Monday: Sunny. Highs 46 to 52. West winds 10 to 20 mph with gusts to around 35 mph.

Monday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. Northwest winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Sunny. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds 5 to 15 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 30s.

Wednesday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain in the evening. Lows in the upper 30s. Chance of rain 30 percent.

Thursday and Thursday Night: Partly cloudy. Highs 50 to 56. Lows in the upper 30s.

Friday: Not as cool. Sunny. Highs 58 to 64.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows around 40.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.
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This river graphic is not intended to serve as a substitute for official flood watches, warnings, advisories, or statements issued by the NWS San Joaquin Valley-Hanford Weather Forecast Office. Observations are preliminary and subject to change. River levels identified as "forecast" should be consistent with those contained in official NWS products. River levels identified as "guidance" have significant uncertainty due to future weather or reservoir regulation and are provided for planning purposes only.