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Heavy Thunderstorm
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Flood Advisory until MON 6:15 PM PDT

This Flood Advisory remains in effect until 6:15 pm Monday for Kern County, CA

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Airport Weather Warning until MON 8:15 PM PDT

This Airport Weather Warning remains in effect until 8:15 pm Monday for Kern County, CA

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Special Weather Statement until MON 6:15 PM PDT

This Special Weather Statement remains in effect until 6:15 pm Monday for Bakersfield, CA



Flights from Bakersfield to Reno begin at Meadows Field


When Tim Banks and Carol King heard the news about a new nonstop flight from Bakersfield to Reno, they were ecstatic. Read more



KCSO asks public's help to find missing man

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office requests assistance finding a missing man, last seen June 14. Read more


Man dies in traffic accident on Highwy 178

The coroner’s office released the name of a Bakersfield man who died in a traffic accident on Highway 178. Read more


Driver attempts to avoid accident, hits a pedestrian, who dies

A Bakersfield woman died after being struck by a vehicle Friday, according to the California Highway Patrol. Read more


Unlawful resident in Bakersfield sentenced to 9 years for possessing drugs

A Mexican citizen unlawfully residing in Bakersfield was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison for possessing with the intent to distrib… Read more


KCSO arrests man wanted in connection to Saturday homicide

The Kern County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection to a homicide on Saturday. Read more



Area teams set to open high school volleyball playoffs on Tuesday with nine home games to choose from

Nearly two years since its last playoff game, the area’s high school volleyball teams are set to open postseason play Tuesday night. Read more


South Area girls golf tournament rained out; All 27 competitors advance to next weeks section championships

With the forecast for a 100 percent chance for rain on Monday, there wasn’t a lot of hope that the Central Section South Area girls golf ch… Read more


Austin takes Hot Rod Reunion by storm to win Funny Car event

Notice was served Sunday during the NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion at Famoso Dragstrip: There’s a new player in the Nostalgia Funny Car ra… Read more

Weather Today

Heavy rain night


69° 52°

Rain ending early. Lows overnight in the low 50s.

Cloud Coverage:48%
Wind:NNW at 12 mph
Chance of Rain:100%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:11:29 AM
Sunset:06:08:20 PM