The Weather Hazard Threefold

A large dome of high pressure will continue the sweltering heat in parts of the West and the central Plains. Meanwhile, a cold front will produce severe thunderstorms, capable of all hazards, the next few days from the Mid-Upper Mississippi Valley into the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes. Finally, a tropical or subtropical depression may form in the west-central Gulf of Mexico tonight or early Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Partly Cloudy

92°F

33°C

Humidity 12%
Wind Speed ESE 3 MPH
Barometer 29.87 in (1011.51 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index88°F (31°C)
Last update 17 Jun 08:56 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

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Excessive Heat Warning until June 19, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  •  
    Excessive Heat Warning until June 19, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Today

    Today: A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 114. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance
    Showers

    High: 114 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 82 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 112. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 112 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 81. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 81 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 112. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Hot

    High: 112 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 80 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Hot

    High: 110 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Clear and
    Breezy then
    Clear

    Low: 76 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 10 percent chance of showers after 5pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 114. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Tonight
A 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 82. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 112. South southwest wind around 5 mph becoming north in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 81. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 112. West wind 5 to 15 mph becoming south southwest in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 110. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 76. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 72. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 70. Breezy, with a southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 102. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
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 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
8:56 am PDT Jun 17, 2021
9am PDT Jun 17, 2021-6pm PDT Jun 23, 2021
 
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