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Winter weather forecast for Rockies and southern Plains

A developing storm system will bring snow to parts of the Rockies and southern Plains on Friday, which will move into the central U.S. on Saturday. Freezing rain is also forecast from Texas to the mid-Mississippi Valley and into the Carolinas. Meanwhile, temperatures will be 20-40 degrees below normal across parts of the central and southern U.S. on Friday.
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Bakersfield CA

7 Day Forecast

This
Afternoon

Partly Sunny

Partly
Sunny

High: 68 °F

Tonight

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

Low: 47 °F

Saturday

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

High: 61 °F

Saturday
Night

Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Thunderstorms

Low: 46 °F

Sunday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

High: 62 °F

Sunday
Night

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

Low: 45 °F

Monday

Slight Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Slight Chc
Showers

High: 65 °F

Monday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

Low: 46 °F

Tuesday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 30%

Chance
Showers

High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • This Afternoon Partly sunny, with a high near 68. West northwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Tonight A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. West northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
  • Saturday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Saturday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Sunday A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.
  • Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
  • Monday A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
  • Monday Night A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
  • Tuesday A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 63. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the morning.
  • Tuesday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. East wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Light and variable wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 mph in the evening.
  • Thursday Sunny, with a high near 71. East wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the morning.