Heat Will Continue in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeast

A very hot and humid airmass will persist over portions of the mid-Atlantic and southeast. Afternoon high temperatures in these areas are forecast to reach 95 to 100 degrees with heat index values ranging from 100 to 110 degrees. Hot temperatures are also expected over portions of the west. In the central and northern Plains, strong to severe thunderstorms are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Mostly Cloudy

93°F

34°C

Humidity 13%
Wind Speed S 9 MPH
Barometer 29.85 in (1008.1 mb)
Dewpoint 35°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index89°F (32°C)
Last update 25 Jul 8:56 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 108. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 108 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 79 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. East southeast wind around 5 mph.

    Hot

    High: 110 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 80. South wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 80 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 109. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 109 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 82 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 110. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 110 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 108. South wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 79. South southeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the evening.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. East southeast wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 80. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 109. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east southeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 82. West wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 110. West wind around 5 mph becoming southeast in the morning.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 106. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the morning.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 105. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
8:55 pm PDT Jul 25, 2016
9pm PDT Jul 25, 2016-6pm PDT Aug 1, 2016
 
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