Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and heavy rain in portions of lower-mid Mississippi River Valley and Gulf Coast region on Saturday. Very large hail, locally damaging winds, isolated tornadoes and flash flooding are possible in this area. Some of the flooding could be significant in portions of Louisiana, Mississippi and southeast Arkansas.
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Current conditions at

Bakersfield, Meadows Field Airport (KBFL)

Lat: 35.43361°NLon: 119.05667°WElev: 509ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed VRBL 5 MPH
Barometer 29.87 in (1010.9 mb)
Dewpoint 40°F (4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 30 Apr 11:54 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Bakersfield CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 61 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 84 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the evening.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 86. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersfield CA
 35.38°N 119°W (Elev. 436 ft)
12:55 pm PDT Apr 30, 2016
1pm PDT Apr 30, 2016-6pm PDT May 6, 2016
 
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