Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

17°C

63°F

Humidity 41%
Wind Speed SSW 7 MPH
Barometer 29.80 in (1008.5 mb)
Dewpoint 4°C (39°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 06 May 10:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 30 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h increasing to 20 to 25 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. South southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 30. South wind around 10 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind around 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. South wind around 10 km/h becoming west southwest in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 699 m)
10:55 am PDT May 6, 2016
11am PDT May 6, 2016-6pm PDT May 12, 2016
 
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