The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for central Kern County.
NWS says at 5:18 p.m. PDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Arvin or 13 miles southeast of Bakersfield moving southwest at 30 mph. NWS this will last until 5:45 p.m.
Hail damage to vehicles, wind damage to roofs, siding and trees is expected.
The locations this will impact include southeast Bakersfield, Arvin, Weedpatch, Lamont and Bear Valley Springs.