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Heavy rain and flash flooding possible in portions of the Southwest this weekend

An upper-level low in the Southwest U.S. will act as a trigger for thunderstorms this weekend. The area of greatest concern is in New Mexico, southeast Utah and portions of southern Colorado. Storms will be slow moving and could bring several rounds of rain to the same areas. Rainfall amounts may exceed 3 inches in localized areas. Flash Flood Watches are in effect. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

91°F

33°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed E 5 MPH
Barometer 29.93 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 50°F (10°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 20 Aug 10:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 99 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 100 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 101 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 75. South wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Monday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 97. South wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 99. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming west northwest in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. West wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 74. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the evening.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
10:55 am PDT Aug 20, 2017
11am PDT Aug 20, 2017-6pm PDT Aug 26, 2017
 
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