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ReadyKern Emergency Notification System
Thursday January 5th, 2017 :: 05:28 p.m. PST


Flood Warning for the areas of Arvin, Weedpatch, Lamont, Edison and Bear Valley

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning. This will be in effect from Thursday 1/5/17 at  4:12 pm to 10:15 pm   The areas affected include communities of Arvin, Weedpatch, Lamont, Edison and Bear Valley Springs.   You should monitor weather forecasts and be prepared to take action should become an issue.  

Actions you can take to prepare: • Assemble an emergency supply kit, be sure to include needed medication and pet supplies. • Clear drain areas around your home. • Fill and place sandbags if necessary. You are urged to closely monitor flood conditions in your area and be prepared to move to a place of safety if it becomes necessary for you to evacuate. If there is a possibility of a flash flood in your area, move immediately to higher ground. Do not wait for an evacuation order. Do not attempt to drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. Please make sure your neighbors are alerted. Please stay tuned to your local television or radio stations for more information as it becomes available. If you have any questions about the content of this message, please contact Kern County Information and Referral Service at 2-1-1. Thank You

ReadyKern Emergency Notification System
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Bakersfield, CA 93306

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