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Deep Cold Trough Meets Gulf Moisture with Significant Impacts Across the Western and Central U.S.

A deep trough and associated cold front is bringing much below normal temperatures in the west, with low elevation snows. Strong winds and widespread snow, will impact the Great Basin, western mountains, and the Plains. The slowing front, will bring prolonged waves of heavy rain across the Mississippi Valley to the Great Lakes. Significant icing forecast north of the heavy rain. Big warm up east. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

46°F

8°C

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed W 24 G 32 MPH
Barometer 29.76 in (1007.9 mb)
Dewpoint 7°F (-14°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 19 Feb 9:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

Wind Advisory until February 19, 04:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until February 19, 04:00pm

    NOW until
    4:00pm Mon

    Wind Advisory

  • Washington's
    Birthday

    Washington's Birthday: Sunny, with a temperature falling to around 46 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 50 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 51. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 51 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 33 °F

Detailed Forecast

Washington's Birthday
Sunny, with a temperature falling to around 46 by 5pm. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 51. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. Calm wind.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 28. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming west in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 32. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. South southwest wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 62. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
9:56 am PST Feb 19, 2018
10am PST Feb 19, 2018-6pm PST Feb 25, 2018
 
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