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A cold storm system will bring light precipitation to the central California interior Friday afternoon through Saturday. Light snowfall with little accumulation is possible on the major passes in Kern County. For information on road conditions, including closures or delays, call Caltrans at 1-800-427-7623.


For Sunday afternoon into Monday, expect another colder and wetter storm. Snow could fall in the Sierra Nevada, adjacent foothills, and even well below pass levels in Kern County, including as low as 1,500 feet. A cool and unsettled pattern will continue through the middle of next week. If you must travel, remember to carry tire chains, plenty of food, a good deal of water, and warm clothing in your vehicle. For information on road conditions, including closures or delays, call Caltrans at 1-800-427-7623.


For next Wednesday and Thursday, a very wet storm system is possible. Snow levels look to be a little higher than the previous systems but could still be around 3000 feet in the Sierra Nevada, adjacent foothills, and below pass levels in Kern County. If you must travel, remember to carry tire chains, plenty of food, a good deal of water, and warm clothing in your vehicle. For information on road conditions, including closures or delays, call Caltrans at 1-800-427-7623.