Lightning streaks across Bakersfield skies as storm moves through area


BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — An overnight storm brought thunder and lightning to parts of Kern County as a storm moved through our area overnight.

A 17 News viewer shared the video recorded from his home in south Bakersfield.

Below-average temperatures, thunderstorms expected in Kern

For the second night in a row, thunderstorms moved through Kern County bringing about a half inch of rain to the downtown Bakersfield area. Meadows Field measured a rain amount of .39 inches.

Forecaster Kevin Charette said there is a slight chance of more rain into Wednesday afternoon. Areas in northeastern Kern County could see more thunderstorms as well.


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