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Severe Thunderstorm Threat Increasing This Week from the High Plains to Gulf Coast

A storm system will move from the Rockies to the East Coast during the next several days bringing a severe thunderstorm threat to many parts of the nation. On Thursday, large hail will be the main threat in the High Plains. By Friday a more widespread threat will develop in the ArkLaTex region where damaging winds, very large hail and tornadoes will be possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Mostly Cloudy

66°F

19°C

Humidity 24%
Wind Speed WSW 28 G 38 MPH
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Mar 3:56 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

18 Miles S Ridgecrest CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 58. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 41 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 48 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 62.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 64.

    Sunny

    High: 64 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a steady temperature around 58. Breezy, with a west southwest wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. West wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 8 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 62.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Breezy.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
18 Miles S Ridgecrest CA
 35.38°N 117.6°W (Elev. 3461 ft)
1:44 pm PDT Mar 22, 2017
4pm PDT Mar 22, 2017-6pm PDT Mar 29, 2017
 
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