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Severe weather possible for parts of Midwest and central, southern Plains

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a risk of severe thunderstorms Monday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains and Midwest, from central Kansas to west-central Illinois, as well as across parts of the southern Plains, from West Texas to southeastern New Mexico. Large hail and damaging winds will be the main threats.
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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

A Few Clouds

65°F

18°C

Humidity 26%
Wind Speed ENE 3 MPH
Barometer 29.84 in (1009.0 mb)
Dewpoint 29°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 04 May 7:56 am PDT

Extended Forecast

  • Today

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Tonight

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 61 °F

  • Tuesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 86 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Wednesday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 53 °F

  • Thursday

    Sunny

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Breezy

    Breezy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Friday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 61. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. Light west southwest wind increasing to 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 53. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 75. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south in the morning.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 54. West wind 5 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
7:56 am PDT May 4, 2015
9am PDT May 4, 2015-6pm PDT May 10, 2015
 
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