Notice of NWS' New Version of Forecast
A new version of Forecast is coming soon!
Click here to visit the new site for details.

Significant winter storm to bring heavy snow and ice from the Plains to the upper Midwest, Great Lakes and New England

A strong low pressure system will bring heavy snow, ice, and strong winds from the Plains to the upper Midwest, and western Great Lakes through tonight. Treacherous travel conditions are expected. Wintry precipitation will expand into portions of New England Tuesday into Tuesday night. An inclement pattern will also persist from northern California to the Pacific Northwest into the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

45°F

7°C

Humidity 42%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 30.34 in (1028.4 mb)
Dewpoint 23°F (-5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 Jan 9:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles S Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northeast wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 55 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 35 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming east northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63. Calm wind becoming south southeast around 5 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 56. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 38. North wind around 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 61. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. North wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. North northeast wind around 5 mph.
Click Map For Forecast
Point Forecast:
5 Miles S Ridgecrest CA
 35.57°N 117.67°W (Elev. 2648 ft)
8:56 am PST Jan 22, 2018
10am PST Jan 22, 2018-6pm PST Jan 28, 2018
 
Get as KML Get as XML

Additional Resources

Radar & Satellite Image

Link to Local Radar Data Link to Satellite Data

Hourly Weather Forecast

National Digital Forecast Database