Bakersfield hit 106 today, just 4 degrees shy of a record of 110 from 1943. This heat will contiue through the weekend with highs ranging from 104 to 109 on the valley floor. Rain chances also return for the weekend in our local mountain and deserts at 30%. Today marks the 25th day of 100-degree-plus highs and we are well on our way to hitting the seasonal average of 38. Today also marks the 7th day in a row of 100-degree heat.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.