Storms and Flash Flooding in the South; Heavy Snow in the Central Rockies

Storms will continue to impact the northern Gulf Coast into Thursday resulting in threats of flash flooding, wind damage and hail. A late season winter storm will bring heavy snow to the Central Rockies on Wednesday and Thursday. Critical fire weather conditions will exist in the Southwest U.S. on Wednesday and Thursday as well. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Clear

68°F

20°C

Humidity 17%
Wind Speed WSW 20 MPH
Barometer 29.64 in (1003.73 mb)
Dewpoint 22°F (-6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 13 Apr 08:56 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

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Wind Advisory until April 14, 05:00am
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Wind Advisory
  •  
    Wind Advisory until April 14, 05:00am

    NOW until
    5:00am Wed

    Wind Advisory

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 75 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 44 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 83 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Breezy, with a southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 75. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 44. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 10 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 47. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northeast wind around 10 mph becoming north northwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 53. East northeast wind around 10 mph becoming west southwest in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
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Point Forecast:
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 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
8:56 pm PDT Apr 13, 2021
9pm PDT Apr 13, 2021-6pm PDT Apr 20, 2021
 
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