Severe Weather Wednesday; Tropical Storm Cristobal; Dangerous Heat Over the Southwest

Clusters of strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Wednesday from parts of the northern and central Plains east into the northern Mid Atlantic. Tropical Storm Cristobal will meander over the Bay of Campeche before lifting north across the Gulf of Mexico on Friday. Excessive heat is forecast Wednesday and Thursday over the Desert Southwest including Phoenix and Las Vegas. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bakersfield, Meadows Field Airport (KBFL)

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

Clear

88°F

31°C

Humidity 31%
Wind Speed WNW 6 MPH
Barometer 29.91 in (1012.87 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 02 Jun 05:54 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Bakersfield CA

Heat Advisory June 3, 02:00pm until June 4, 07:00pm
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Heat Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 102 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 103 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 70 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 92 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east southeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 55. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Bakersfield CA
 35.45°N 119.05°W (Elev. 584 ft)
5:57 pm PDT Jun 2, 2020
6pm PDT Jun 2, 2020-6pm PDT Jun 9, 2020
 
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