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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.

A Few Clouds

29°F

-2°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed SW 8 MPH
Barometer 30.12 in (1021.5 mb)
Dewpoint 25°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill21°F (-6°C)
Last update 18 Jan 6:56 am PST
Extended Forecast for

24 Miles NNE China Lake CA

  • Today

    Today: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 46 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain showers likely before 10pm, then snow showers, possibly mixed with rain.  Low around 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 24 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Rain/Snow and
    Windy

    Low: 33 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Snow showers, mainly before 10am.  High near 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers
    and Breezy
    then Slight
    Chance Snow
    Showers

    High: 43 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 31 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow showers.  High near 39. South southwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.

    Snow Showers

    High: 39 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 40 percent chance of snow showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy.  New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 27 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of snow showers.  Partly sunny, with a high near 38.

    Slight Chance
    Snow Showers

    High: 38 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 28 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Snow showers likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy.

    Snow Showers
    Likely and
    Breezy

    High: 38 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers after 10am. Partly sunny, with a high near 46. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Rain showers likely before 10pm, then snow showers, possibly mixed with rain. Low around 33. Windy, with a southwest wind 24 to 31 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Thursday
Snow showers, mainly before 10am. High near 43. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Thursday Night
Increasing clouds, with a low around 31. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Friday
Snow showers. High near 39. South southwest wind 18 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Friday Night
A 40 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy. New snow accumulation of around an inch possible.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 38.
Saturday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28.
Sunday
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy.
Sunday Night
Snow showers likely. Cloudy, with a low around 27. Breezy.
Monday
Snow showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38. Breezy.
Monday Night
A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 35.
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Point Forecast:
24 Miles NNE China Lake CA
 36.05°N 117.52°W (Elev. 5997 ft)
3:18 am PST Jan 18, 2017
7am PST Jan 18, 2017-6pm PST Jan 24, 2017
 
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