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High Winds Creating Critical Fire Weather Threats in California; Heavy Rains Along Gulf Coast

Strong to high winds are creating critical fire weather conditions across much of California, and explosive fire growth in Southern California. Wind gradients gradually weaken Sunday and through mid next week. Conversely, very wet conditions will develop this week as week along the Gulf Coast; and unsettled weather pattern to the north with snow from the Great Basin to the High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

Lat: 35.68639°NLon: 117.69°WElev: 2283ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 28%
Wind Speed NW 20 MPH
Barometer 30.02 in (1016.5 mb)
Dewpoint 10°F (-12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill32°F (0°C)
Last update 17 Dec 2:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CASimilar City Names

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Clear, with a low around 34. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 34 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Areas of frost after 11pm.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.

    Areas Frost

    Low: 30 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Areas of frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Areas of frost after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Areas
    Frost

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of frost before 9am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Areas Frost
    then Sunny

    High: 65 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Widespread frost after midnight.  Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Frost

    Low: 32 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Clear, with a low around 34. North wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 60. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north northeast in the morning.
Sunday Night
Areas of frost after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the evening.
Monday
Areas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 62. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday Night
Areas of frost after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming southeast around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Areas of frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 65. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. West southwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Widespread frost after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. West northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Widespread frost before 9am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. North northeast wind around 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Areas of frost. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 30. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Areas of frost. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. North northwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
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 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
1:56 am PST Dec 17, 2017
3am PST Dec 17, 2017-6pm PST Dec 23, 2017
 
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