Severe Thunderstorms in the Central U.S. Today; Dangerous Heatwave Coming to the West

Isolated to scattered severe thunderstorms will be possible today and Thursday across parts of the central Plains into the Upper Midwest and mid Mississippi Valley. Damaging winds, large hail and flooding should be the main threats. A record-breaking and dangerous heatwave is coming to the West. Dozens of daily high temperature records could be broken starting this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Bakersfield, Meadows Field Airport (KBFL)

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

Clear

84°F

29°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed NNW 3 MPH
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.51 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 23 Jun 12:05 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles NNW Bakersfield CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 94. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 64 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 91 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.

    Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

    Clear

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 77. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 106 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 94. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 64. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 66. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming light and variable.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 93. Light northwest wind becoming west northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 71. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast after midnight.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 77. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. East southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west northwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 79. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 79. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles NNW Bakersfield CA
 35.45°N 119.05°W (Elev. 584 ft)
11:57 am PDT Jun 23, 2021
12pm PDT Jun 23, 2021-6pm PDT Jun 29, 2021
 
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