What you need to know about Tuesday's storm
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) —
The best shot for rain starts at 4 a.m. and lasts through 1 p.m., a 70 percent chance for morning rain.
Scattered showers and chances for thunderstorms return for the late afternoon hours, with a 40 percent potential.
The subtropical jet stream exits the county Tuesday night but wraparound moisture from the passing front will leave a lingering shower or two around the south valley and west end of the Tehachapis.
Rainfall amounts will be limited. Bakersfield and the south valley will likely see a trace, .10 of an inch. Mountain areas may reach .10-.50 of an inch. The Kern River Valley likely reaches a .10-.25 or an inch.
Watch for gusts in our mountain and desert areas near 30 mph. We could see blowing dust in our desert areas.
Temperatures fall a good 10 degrees Tuesday. Highs in the Bakersfield area reach the low 70s, with low 60s for the mountain spots.