Lake Isabella / Kern River Valley


Lake Isabela, Kernville, Kern River and Sequoia Forest Weather

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Lake Isabella | Wofford Heights | Kernville | Johnsondale

Editor's Note: Daily Weather forecasts for Lake Isabella, Kernville, Kern River Valley and Sequoia National Forest areas are compiled from 4 different weather sources, compared locally, and updated by hand every morning. All official Rainfall and Lake and River data is provided by Corps of Engineers as of midnight. All links to other sources i.e. CDEC are by agreement and provided to expand your water flow information. Republishing of their copyrighted material requires permission.
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Lake Isabella / Kern Valley Lake & River Stats
As of: Saturday, July 20, 2024

Temperature: High: 100° - Low: 76°
Rainfall: 0.00"
Total Rainfall: 2023-24 YTD* 7.73"
2022-23 Total*: 22.11"|2021-22 Total*: 6.73"|2020-21 Total*: 4.33"
2019-20 Total*: 9.56"|2018-19 Total*: 19.10"|2017-18 Total*: 5.56"|2016-17 Total*: 20.11"
2015-16 Total*: 9.56"|2014-15 Total*: 8.26" | 2013-14 Total*: 5.56" | 2012-13 Total*: 4.69"
2011-12 Total*: 7.63"|2010-11 Total*: 19.69"| 2009-10 Total*: 11.56" | 2008-09 Total*: 10.21"
2008-09 Total*: 10.21"| 2007-08 Total*: 11.66"| 2006-07 Total*: 6.28" | 2005-06 Total*: 14.12"

Normal Rainfall: 8.88"
Snow Level: N/R

PREVIOUS 7 DAYS WIND CHARTS
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TODAY'S LOCAL WEATHER: ONLY THE BEST OF KERN VALLEY LODGING!  (Kern River Valley Lodging)
TODAY: Sunny with early morning haze, and HOT. High temp around 104°. Winds West southwest at 10-15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
TONIGHT: Widespread haze, otherwise clear. Low temp around 73°. Winds West at 5-10 mph with gusts to 25 mph.

TOMORROW'S FORECAST: CANYON CONNECTION FISHING FORUM!  (Kern River Valley Fishing Forum)
Sunday: Sunny with widespread haze, HOT day. High temp around 103°. Clear night. Low temp around 75°. Lake level winds West at 10-15 mph with gusts to 30 mph.

EXTENDED LOCAL FORECAST: EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 11:00 AM, MONDAY JULY 22 UNTIL 8:00 AM, WEDNESDAY, JULY 24!  (See Heat Watch Notice)
Monday-Wednesday: Sunny, HOT days and clear to mostly clear nights through period. High temps around 104°. Low temps in mid 70s.




ADVISORY: Be safe traveling on the roads and while anywhere near the Kern River! Bring proper weather coats for upper elevations, usually 10-18 degrees cooler than lake level. Emergency vehicle equipment chains, blankets, water, etc. for remote upper areas always recommended. Do not use charcoal or propane space heaters in confined areas. Always let someone know where you'll be and when you'll return.VISIT THE KERN RIVER VALLEY & LAKE ISABELLA ~ SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S OUTDOOR PLAYGROUND & RECREATION CAPITAL!

Save some time. Before traveling here view current highway conditions in our Road Report Section, updated by Cal-Trans, as it happens!


Previous 7 Day's Temps (for trends)

READING SAT SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
High 104° 101° 100° 98° 98° 100° 101°  
Low 77° 72° 73° 74° 72° 76° 70°  
Rainfall " 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
Total " 2023-2024 YTD*: 7.73 7.73 7.73 7.73 7.73 7.73 7.73  

*October 1st to September 30th





Lake Isabella / Kern Valley Lake & River Stats
As of: Saturday, July 20, 2024

Storage: 307,441 In Acre Feet Elevation
Lake Elevation: 2579.41 Feet
Mean Inflow: 653 Cubic Feet Second
Outflow Average: 2284 CFS
Inflow @ Kernville Average: 589 CFS
Change in Elevation 24 Hrs: -0.41

Visit our Kern River Flow Data Page 2 sources - updated hourly!


Previous 7 Day's Lake & River Stats (for trends)

READING SAT SUN MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT
Storage / Acre Feet 328,633 325,484 321,919 318,289 314,594 310,920 307,441  
Surface / Feet 2581.87 2581.51 2581.10 2580.68 2580.25 2579.82 2579.41  
Mean Inflow / CFS 777 704 650 694 614 577 653  
Avg. Outflow / CFS 2161 2188 2321 2395 2341 2294 2284  
In-Flow @ Kernville / CFS 617 633 676 597 578 577 589  
Change in Elevation 24 Hrs. / Feet -0.34 -0.36 -0.41 -0.42 -0.43 -0.43 -0.41  




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