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Heavy rain, mountain snow and strong winds in the western U.S. this week

The western U.S. will experience active weather yet again this week as significant Pacific moisture brings rain and mountain snow to the region. This heavy rain will bring flood concerns to parts of WA, OR and CA. Very heavy snow is possible in the Sierra, Cascades, Great Basin and parts of the northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Partly Cloudy

41°F

5°C

Humidity 46%
Wind Speed SW 5 MPH
Barometer 30.16 in (1022.4 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill38°F (3°C)
Last update 17 Jan 8:56 pm PST
Extended Forecast for

30 Miles SE Ridgecrest CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Chance
    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 51 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain, mainly after 10pm.  Low around 40. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 10am.  High near 46. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 26 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%.

    Breezy. Rain
    then Chance
    Rain

    High: 46 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Rain likely after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 39 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain, mainly before 4pm.  High near 44. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Rain and
    Breezy

    High: 44 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Breezy.
    Chance
    Rain/Snow
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 33 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of rain and snow.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.

    Slight Chance
    Rain/Snow

    High: 45 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 34 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of rain after 4pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 51. Breezy, with a southwest wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.
Wednesday Night
Rain, mainly after 10pm. Low around 40. Breezy, with a south wind 23 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday
Rain and possibly a thunderstorm before 10am, then a chance of rain and thunderstorms after 10am. High near 46. Breezy, with a south wind 18 to 26 mph becoming west southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%.
Thursday Night
Rain likely after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West southwest wind 14 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday
Rain, mainly before 4pm. High near 44. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain before 10pm, then a chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Saturday
A slight chance of rain and snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 45.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 34.
Sunday
A chance of rain and snow. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 47.
Sunday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 35.
Monday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 46.
Monday Night
A slight chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 32.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 44.
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Point Forecast:
30 Miles SE Ridgecrest CA
 35.33°N 117.26°W (Elev. 3947 ft)
2:18 pm PST Jan 17, 2017
10pm PST Jan 17, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
 
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