Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

A Few Clouds

62°F

17°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed WSW 7 MPH
Barometer 29.78 in (1007.3 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 6:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

21 Miles NNW China Lake CA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 60 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 48 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 55 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 75 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

    Sunny

    High: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light and variable wind becoming south 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph becoming north after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming south southeast 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. South southwest wind 7 to 15 mph becoming north in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. North northwest wind 5 to 13 mph becoming south in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 75.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 75.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 76.
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Point Forecast:
21 Miles NNW China Lake CA
 35.98°N 117.82°W (Elev. 4528 ft)
2:18 am PDT May 24, 2016
7am PDT May 24, 2016-6pm PDT May 30, 2016
 
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