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: Monday, February 26, 2024

Temperature: High: 69° - Low: 42°
Rainfall: 0.00"
Total Rainfall: 2023-24 YTD* 6.37"
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: Mostly sunny. High temp around 62°. Winds West northwest at 15-20 mph with gusts to 30 mph.
TONIGHT: Mostly cloudy. Low temp around 44°. Winds West at 10-15 mph with gusts to 20 mph.

EXTENDED LOCAL FORECAST: CANYON CONNECTION FISHING FORUM!  (Kern River Valley Fishing Forum)
Tuesday: Partly sunny day. High temp around 59°. Mostly clear night. Low temp around 40°. Lake level winds West at 10 mph with gusts to 15 mph

Wednesday-Friday: Mostly sunny to sunny days and clear to partly cloudy nights through period. Expecting 10-80% chance of rain Thursday through Saturday. High temps low to mid 60s. Low temps in the upper 30s to low 40s.


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 MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON
High 60° 60° 54° 62° 66° 68° 69°  
Low 47° 46° 42° 37° 44° 45° 42°  
Rainfall 0.47 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00  
Total 2023-2024 YTD*: 6.36 6.37 6.37 6.37 6.37 6.37 6.37  

*October 1st to September 30th





Lake Isabella / Kern Valley Lake & River Stats
As of: Monday, February 26, 2024

Storage: 229,454 In Acre Feet Elevation
Lake Elevation: 2569.45 Feet
Mean Inflow: 885 Cubic Feet Second
Outflow Average: 414 CFS
Inflow @ Kernville Average: 747 CFS
Change in Elevation 24 Hrs: +0.12

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


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

READING MON TUE WED THU FRI SAT SUN MON
Storage / Acre Feet 220,506 223,111 224,953 226,447 227,590 228,592 229,454  
Surface / Feet 2568.19 2568.56 2568.82 2569.03 2569.19 2569.33 2569.45  
Mean Inflow / CFS 1347 1741 1365 1194 1030 960 885  
Avg. Outflow / CFS 413 413 415 416 416 415 414  
In-Flow @ Kernville / CFS 1179 1423 1120 937 845 777 747  
Change in Elevation 24 Hrs. / Feet +0.26 +0.37 +0.26 +0.21 +0.16 +0.14 +0.12  




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