We will be back down to average temperatures starting on Friday.
Expect a high of 91 in Bakersfield this afternoon with air quality that remains on the high end of the moderate range. The Kern River Valley tops out in the mid-80s with the upper 70s again in the south mountains today. We'll have some high, thin passing clouds at mid-day but plenty of sunshine to keep our temperatures about 15 degrees above average for another afternoon.
Cool down on the way this weekend with a fresh breeze
We had another day of above average temperatures with 90's across the valley.
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.
Leah Pezzetti is a reporter and weather forecaster for 23ABC News.