Severe Thunderstorm and Fire Weather Threats in the Central U.S. Today; Strong Storm in Western Alaska

There is an Enhanced Risk (Level 3 of 5) for severe thunderstorms today with threats for significant severe hail and tornado potential over southern Iowa into northern Missouri and west-central Illinois. Elevated to critical fire weather is possible today due to gusty winds and dry conditions over parts of the southern High Plains and northeastern Montana. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

Lat: 35.68639°NLon: 117.69°WElev: 2283.0ft.

Clear

47°F

8°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SSW 5 MPH
Barometer 30.09 in (1018.96 mb)
Dewpoint 34°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill45°F (7°C)
Last update 16 Apr 06:56 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

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  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 51 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 88 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 55 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming south southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming south around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. West southwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 87. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 87. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 90. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 92. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind 5 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)
6:57 am PDT Apr 16, 2024
7am PDT Apr 16, 2024-6pm PDT Apr 22, 2024
 
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