Heavy Lake Effect Snow and Bitterly Cold Temperatures

A bitterly cold airmass will settle over much of the central and eastern U.S over the next several days. Well below normal temperatures and cold wind chills will be common. In addition, heavy lake effect snow will be possible especially downwind of Lakes Erie and Ontario, where up to one foot of additional snow is forecast by Sunday morning.
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Current conditions at

Bakersfield, Meadows Field Airport (KBFL)

Lat: 35.38°NLon: -119°WElev: 509ft.

Haze

72°F

22°C

Humidity 49%
Wind Speed NNW 5 MPH
Barometer 30.13 in (1020.0 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 4.00 mi
Last update 12 Feb 3:54 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Bakersfield CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Widespread haze before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Haze then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 70 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 48. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 48 °F

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east southeast  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 52 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Widespread haze before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 48. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.
Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a high near 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 77. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light east southeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Light and variable wind becoming east 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Southeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.
Thursday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. South southeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersfield CA
 35.38°N 119°W (Elev. 436 ft)
3:55 pm PST Feb 12, 2016
4pm PST Feb 12, 2016-6pm PST Feb 19, 2016
 
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