Severe thunderstorms and heavy rain for portions of the southern U.S.

A storm system will produce scattered severe thunderstorms and locally heavy rain stretching from the Southern Plains to the Gulf Coast and lower Miss. Valley on Friday. Large hail, locally damaging winds and flash flooding will be the main threats. This activity will continue into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

A Few Clouds

56°F

13°C

Humidity 45%
Wind Speed S 6 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.3 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Apr 6:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northeast in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 82 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 85 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 58 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 76. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph becoming north northeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a south wind 15 to 20 mph becoming north northwest 5 to 10 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 85. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 88. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
6:55 am PDT Apr 29, 2016
7am PDT Apr 29, 2016-6pm PDT May 5, 2016
 
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