Severe Weather and Flooding Threats

A slow moving storm system continues to advance to the east bringing a severe weather and flash flooding threat from the Midwest to the central Gulf Coast. A Pacific storm system is expected to produce severe thunderstorms beginning late Thursday afternoon in the Northwest and Northern Rockies. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Partly Cloudy

91°F

33°C

Humidity 14%
Wind Speed WSW 11 MPH
Barometer 29.8 in (1009.14 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index87°F (31°C)
Last update 25 May 08:56 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 68 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing dust after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 99. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Sunny then
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    High: 99 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy blowing dust before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Sunny then
    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 98 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 66 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    then Mostly
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 93 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Patchy blowing dust before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    Low: 63 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 87 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy blowing dust before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy
    then Clear

    Low: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 68. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Thursday
Patchy blowing dust after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 99. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday Night
Patchy blowing dust before 10pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 98. Breezy, with a south southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Saturday Night
Patchy blowing dust before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Breezy, with a west wind 15 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 87. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy blowing dust before midnight. Mostly clear, with a low around 57. Breezy, with a west wind 20 to 25 mph decreasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Memorial Day
Sunny, with a high near 80. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 86. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 59. South wind around 10 mph becoming west northwest after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 92. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 15 mph.
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Point Forecast:
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 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
7:59 pm PDT May 25, 2022
9pm PDT May 25, 2022-6pm PDT Jun 1, 2022
 
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