Hot weather continues to impact Kern County

Rain chances in our extended forecast by weekend

The hot weather has been relentless! Dry conditions along with poor air quality will continue to impact the valley! Make sure to limit your outdoor activities and drink more water than you normally do! 

Wednesday weather outlook, the heat will continue along with dry  and breezy conditions for our Kern County mountain and desert area. Daytime high temperatures for Wednesday' will be a continuation of triple digits across the valley. Upper-90's and some triple digits for Kern River Valley area. Kern desert area will experience another around of hot and dry weather. Valley air quality will be UNHEALTHY index at 154. 

No watches or warnings in effect currently in Kern County, but be sure to purchase our 23ABC Storm Shield mobile and tablet app to stay up-to-date with storm watches and warnings as they are issued: iTunes iOS & Google Play -

Extended forecast, the heat will continue for the next several days, remember to stay hydrated. Good news though, the ridge of high pressure that has dominated our weather pattern will weaken by the end of the work week. Temperatures are not expected to drop dramatically, but rain chances are on the forecast for parts of Kern County. Rain chances are slim at the moment but we remain hopeful that parts of Kern County mountains and desert area will experience an Isolated thunderstorm due to the monsoonal moisture to our west. 

Have a beautiful day and stay hydrated! 



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