Severe Thunderstorms in West-Central Texas; Critical Fire Weather Threat in the Rockies and Plains

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms capable of producing large hail and damaging wind gusts will be possible this evening across west-central Texas. Elevated to Critical fire weather conditions will persist across the southern Rockies and portions of the southern Plains through this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Partly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 11%
Wind Speed SSW 16 MPH
Barometer 29.77 in (1008.13 mb)
Dewpoint 24°F (-4°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 24 Apr 03:56 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles ENE China Lake CA

Wind Advisory April 24, 05:00pm until April 26, 11:00pm
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  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Breezy
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 52 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

    Sunny

    High: 84 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 56.

    Clear

    Low: 56 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 19 to 24 mph decreasing to 7 to 12 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west southwest 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 22 mph decreasing to 8 to 13 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 8 to 13 mph increasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Breezy, with a west northwest wind 18 to 23 mph decreasing to 11 to 16 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 84.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 56.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 86.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 58.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 90.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 91. Breezy.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles ENE China Lake CA
 35.77°N 117.38°W (Elev. 1713 ft)
11:38 am PDT Apr 24, 2024
4pm PDT Apr 24, 2024-6pm PDT May 1, 2024
 
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