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Tom Murphy gets in snowball fight while reporting on snow

Tom Murphy gets in snowball fight while reporting on snow »Play Video

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — Reporter Tom Murphy had an impromptu snowball fight Thursday night with some kids near Tehachapi.

While reporting on snowfall in the area, some children starting pelting Murphy with snow. He retaliated, and hit one boy in the head.

After the live segment was over, Murphy said the boy got up, unhurt, and immediately pelted him with more snow.

Kern County is dealing with a significant drought that is having an impact on farming and air quality.