Fire Weather Concerns in California; Air Quality Issues For West Coast States; Pattern Change Likely This Week

Elevated fire concerns persist in southern California today, while air quality and stagnation issues from smoke and pollutants will last over the next few days from California into the Pacific Northwest. However by the middle of the week, the weather pattern changes across the West as a series of moist Pacific systems will produce heavy to excessive rain and mountain snow for the region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Bakersfield, Meadows Field Airport (KBFL)

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

Haze

62°F

17°C

Humidity 43%
Wind Speed NW 8 MPH
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 2.00 mi
Last update 19 Nov 3:54 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Bakersfield CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 73 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of rain after 10am.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    Rain

    High: 71 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain.  Low around 50. North northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thanksgiving
    Day

    Thanksgiving Day: A 40 percent chance of rain.  Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of rain.  Mostly clear, with a low around 48. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 48 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind around 5 mph becoming east in the evening.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 73. East wind around 5 mph becoming west in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. East northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
A 20 percent chance of rain after 10am. Increasing clouds, with a high near 71. East wind around 5 mph becoming south southwest in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Rain. Low around 50. North northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thanksgiving Day
A 40 percent chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of rain. Mostly clear, with a low around 48. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Calm wind.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind.
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Point Forecast:
Bakersfield CA
 35.38°N 119.03°W (Elev. 400 ft)
3:56 pm PST Nov 19, 2018
4pm PST Nov 19, 2018-6pm PST Nov 26, 2018
 
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