Monday, Bakersfield and the valley will see temperatures in the upper 80's. The Kern River Valley will see highs in the upper 70's, with the mountain communities in the lower 70's. The desert areas will be sitting in the upper 80's on Monday.
Temperatures will be heating up through Thursday. Bakersfield will be peaking in the mid 90's. Then, clouds move in for the weekend to drop temperatures down almost 20 degrees in just a few days, bringing a cooler weekend.
For Monday, air quality is moderate and the UV index is very high at 10.