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Heavy Rains and Associated Flooding Across the Plains This Weekend

A slow-moving weather system with abundant moisture will bring heavy rainfall across portions of the Central and Southern Plains Saturday. Soils in the region are already saturated from recent rainfall, so flash flooding and river flooding is likely. Meanwhile, below normal temperatures settle over the northeast, with freeze warnings across much of New England into Saturday.
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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Partly Cloudy

60°F

16°C

Humidity 44%
Wind Speed SSE 6 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in (1012.4 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 22 May 11:56 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

21 Miles NNW China Lake CA

  • Overnight

    Mostly Cloudy

    Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    High: 72 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Slight Chance Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

    Slight Chc
    Thunderstorms

    Low: 57 °F

  • Memorial
    Day

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

  • Tuesday

    Mostly Sunny

    Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Partly Cloudy

    Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. North northwest wind 11 to 13 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 69. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 22 mph.
Sunday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. North northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind around 7 mph.
Memorial Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.
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Point Forecast:
21 Miles NNW China Lake CA
 35.98°N 117.82°W (Elev. 4528 ft)
8:43 pm PDT May 22, 2015
1am PDT May 23, 2015-6pm PDT May 29, 2015
 
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