Bakersfield, CA Weather

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High/Low
94°/68°
Humidity
34%
Precipitation
0 in
Dew Point
44.51°
Chance of Rain
2%
UV Index
10 (Very High)
Pressure
1014.5 mbar
Cloud Cover
26%
Moon Phases
Waxing Crescent
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7 Day Forecast
Today
94 / 68°
Sunny
2%
WNW 5.35 mph
Wed 16
102 / 77°
Partly Cloudy
1%
WSW 4.66 mph
Thu 17
111 / 80°
Sunny
0%
WNW 5.41 mph
Fri 18
114 / 79°
Sunny
1%
NW 6.19 mph
Sat 19
113 / 76°
Sunny
1%
NNW 6.59 mph
Sun 20
111 / 75°
Sunny
1%
NNW 6.21 mph
Mon 21
107 / 68°
Sunny
1%
NNW 5.93 mph
Tue 22
101 / 65°
Sunny
1%
NNW 5.85 mph
Taft, CATaft Midway Driller

Temps to reach 110 by Friday

A "dangerous" early-summer heatwave is expected to move over the area later this week, bringing afternoon high temperatures of up to 110 to the Taft area by Friday and has already triggered an excessive heat watch from the National Weather Service. The heat watch will be in effect for Thursday,...
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Kern County, CABakersfield Californian

Precautions urged as high heat nears

Expectations for the second heat wave of the year are raising calls for Kern residents to take precautions and stay vigilant — not just for themselves but also senior citizens, children, co-workers and people living on the streets — as the county approaches the likelihood of record-breaking temperatures by Friday.
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Weather Service Reports Excessive Heat Watch Begins Thursday, June 17th for the San Joaquin Valley, Sierra Nevada Foothills, Kern County Desert, and Coastal Range – Some Locations Could Have High Temps Up to 112 Degrees

June 13, 2021 - The National Weather Service Hanford Office reports dangerous heat in the San Joaquin Valley, Sierra Nevada foothills, Kern County desert, and Coastal Range Thursday through Saturday. Limit outdoor activities, reduce time in the sun, and drink plenty of water. Never leave a child or pet in...
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Take advantage of Monday sun in Lamont

(LAMONT, CA) The forecast is calling for sun today in Lamont. Here are three ideas for how to make the most of it, along with a four-day forecast. Have a picnic: Especially in the era of COVID-19 restrictions, a novel way to safely engage in the beloved pastime of a shared meal can be hard to find. Why not get creative and meet a friend somewhere pretty with a basketful of snacks and a blanket? Risk levels should always be taken into account along with advice from health authorities on gathering sizes.
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Bakersfield, CABakersfield Now

Unknown loud booms heard across Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Residents across Bakersfield reported hearing loud booms this morning. There are no recorded earthquakes and no reports that would explain the noise. The Bakersfield Police Department said, they are not aware of anything. They also said there are "no planned detonations or anything at our shooting...
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Bakersfield, CABakersfield Californian

Community Voices: It's time for a Civilian Climate Corps

It is 98 degrees. I feel droplets of sweat rolling down my face from my forehead. My overworked feet are dragging themselves through every step. My willpower is low. This is the fifth day of our 266-mile walk from Paradise, Calif., to San Francisco and I feel like a dead woman walking. I’ve fallen down and scraped my knees. I’ve gotten far too many blisters on my feet to count on one hand. This is the greatest physical test my body has ever undergone — and there is no way I can stop.