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KERN RIVER - KERNVILLE (KRVC1)
Latitude: 35.75º NLongitude: 118.42º WElevation: 2637 Feet
Location: Kern County in CaliforniaBulletin Group: San JoaquinRiver Group: Tulare
Issuance Time: Mar 04, 2024 at 2:06 PM PST
Monitor Stage: 12.5 FeetFlood Stage: 13.5 Feet
Please Note:Ensemble forecasts produced by CNRFC only consider meteorological uncertainty and do not account for hydrologic uncertainty.
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12.5 FeetIncreased river flows almost reach the top of the river bank.
13.5 FeetFlooding of Riverside Park next to Kernville gauge house is imminent. Water has begun to overflow along the river bank.
17.0 FeetRiverside Park begins to see scoured riverbank damage.
20.0 FeetFlood waters begin to inundate businesses, properties in downtown Kernville. Roads begin seeing significant flooding, impacting home and emergency service access to Kernville.
Official 7 Day National Weather Service Forecast   (CAZ332)
Today: Breezy. Mostly sunny. Highs 47 to 53. West winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts to around 45 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy in the evening then clearing. Lows in the mid 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 35 mph in the evening.

Tuesday: Not as cool. Sunny. Highs 55 to 61. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear. Lows in the upper 30s. West winds 5 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: Partly sunny with a 50 percent chance of rain. Highs in the mid 50s. West winds up to 10 mph increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of rain. Lows around 40.

Thursday: Partly sunny. Highs 50 to 56.

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

Friday: Sunny. Highs 57 to 63.

Friday Night: Clear. Lows in the upper 30s.

Saturday: Sunny. Highs in the lower 60s.

Saturday Night and Sunday: Partly cloudy. Lows around 40. Highs 59 to 65.