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Severe thunderstorm warning issued for central Kern County

Posted at 5:30 PM, Jun 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-02 20:30:41-04

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.