The National Weather Service issued a flood advisory Thursday for northwest Kern County, including the city of Delano.

The flood advisory is in effect until 4 p.m., according to the National Weather Service's website. Just before 10 a.m., weather radar indicated slow moving thunderstorms with heavy rainfall across Kings and western Kern counties.

Excessive runoff from the rainfall could cause flooding on Interstate 5 and Highways 46, 41 and 43.

- The Californian