Severe Thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat in the Central U.S.

Severe thunderstorms, capable of severe wind (locally exceeding hurricane force), very large hail, flash flooding, and a few tornadoes, are possible late this afternoon into tonight across portions of the of the Upper Midwest into the southern Great Lakes. Excessive heat covers much of the central third of the country and is expected to persist into the weekend over the south-central states. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Mostly Clear

81°F

27°C

Humidity 36%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 30.07 in (1018.29 mb)
Dewpoint 52°F (11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 28 Jul 07:56 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

19 Miles S Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 95. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 95 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 76 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 97. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 97 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 77 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    High: 94 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 77 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 90 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

    Sunny

    High: 94 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 95. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 97. West wind 8 to 13 mph becoming south in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 18 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. Southeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Friday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 77.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 72. Breezy.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 96.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 97.
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Point Forecast:
19 Miles S Ridgecrest CA
 35.35°N 117.63°W (Elev. 3753 ft)
2:03 am PDT Jul 28, 2021
8am PDT Jul 28, 2021-6pm PDT Aug 3, 2021
 
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