Bakersfield topped out at 98 degrees this afternoon which is our average high for this time of year. We'll stay in the 90s through Thursday but all areas jump into the 100's on Friday. Highs ranging from 102 to 108 will persist for at least 7 days lasting through the end of the month. Thunderstorm chances will also return to the Sierra by Sunday which means an increase in humidity on the valley floor.Read full story
Colin Jackson is the Chief Meteorologist. He forecasts the weather on 23ABC News at 5 p.m., 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Elaina Rusk is the meteorologist for the morning weekday news on 23ABC. Watch from 4:30 a.m. - 7 a.m. and and at 11 a.m.
Lia Steinberg is the weather anchor on Kern County's only local weekend newscast at 6 a.m. and 8 a.m.
Lauren Ettlinger is the weekend weather anchor on 23ABC News at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.