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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.
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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed calm
Barometer 29.94 in (1011.2 mb)
Dewpoint 47°F (8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 07 Jul 9:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

28 Miles NNW China Lake CA

    Flash Flood Watch July 7, 12:00 PM until Tuesday 09:00pm
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    Flash Flood Watch
    • Today

      Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

      Severe
      Thunderstorms

      High: 91 °F

    • Tonight

      Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

      Severe
      Thunderstorms
      then Mostly
      Clear

      Low: 64 °F

    • Wednesday

      Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

      Mostly Sunny

      High: 88 °F

    • Wednesday
      Night

      Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable  after midnight.

      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 60 °F

    • Thursday

      Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

      Slight Chance
      T-storms

      High: 82 °F

    • Thursday
      Night

      Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

      Slight Chance
      T-storms then
      Partly Cloudy

      Low: 56 °F

    • Friday

      Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

      Sunny

      High: 86 °F

    • Friday
      Night

      Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

      Mostly Clear

      Low: 58 °F

    • Saturday

      Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

      Sunny

      High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south 11 to 16 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 9 to 14 mph becoming light and variable in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable after midnight.
Thursday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
28 Miles NNW China Lake CA
 36.07°N 117.89°W (Elev. 3999 ft)
8:33 am PDT Jul 7, 2015
10am PDT Jul 7, 2015-6pm PDT Jul 13, 2015
 
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