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Severe Thunderstorms Possible for the Central Gulf Coast; More Storms Move into the West

Strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible over the next several days along the central Gulf Coast and portions of the southeast. Storms may contain damaging winds, large hail and isolated tornadoes. Meanwhile, more storms will bring heavy rain, with heavy snow in the mountains to California and the southern Rockies through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

54°F

12°C

Humidity 37%
Wind Speed W 18 G 24 MPH
Barometer 29.46 in (997.8 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Jan 1:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: A 30 percent chance of showers.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Rain, mainly after 5am.  Low around 40. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain.  High near 53. South wind around 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 53 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Rain before 11pm, then showers after 11pm.  Low around 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 53 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
A 30 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west wind around 20 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Rain, mainly after 5am. Low around 40. South southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday
Rain. High near 53. South wind around 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Rain before 11pm, then showers after 11pm. Low around 42. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Breezy, with a southwest wind around 20 mph.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 54. West northwest wind around 10 mph becoming north in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 55. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 55. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming northeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. North wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 55. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
12:55 am PST Jan 21, 2017
2am PST Jan 21, 2017-6pm PST Jan 27, 2017
 
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