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Widespread Precipitation for the Western U.S. While Rain Returns to the Gulf Coast Region

Rain and mountain snow showers will continue across the Western U.S. for the next couple days. Meanwhile, moisture will increase over Texas and the Deep South where locally heavy rainfall and minor flooding will be possible through midweek. Also, high fire danger will continue in the southern High Plains on Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Mostly Cloudy

10°C

50°F

Humidity 39%
Wind Speed S 9 MPH
Barometer 29.73 in (1007.1 mb)
Dewpoint -3°C (26°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill8°C (46°F)
Last update 27 Feb 5:56 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 3 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 14. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 14 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 16. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 16 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 4 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 19. North northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 19 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 7. East northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.

    Clear

    Low: 7 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 21 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 8. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 8 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 3. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 14. Southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 3. Southwest wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 16. North northwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 4. Northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming north northwest in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 19. North northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 7. East northeast wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 21. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the morning.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 8. South wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming west in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 22. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the morning.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 20. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 9. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming northwest in the evening.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 21. North northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming northeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 699 m)
5:55 pm PST Feb 27, 2017
6pm PST Feb 27, 2017-6pm PST Mar 6, 2017
 
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