Severe Thunderstorms Likely in Texas Today; Potential Widespread Flooding For South-Central U.S. This Week

Severe thunderstorms are likely today in the southern Plains from northwest Texas and the Texas Panhandle into parts of western Oklahoma. These storms will produce very large hail and a few tornadoes. Also, a potential widespread flood event is appearing more likely across the southern Plains into the Arklatex this week, especially in Texas, from repeated rounds of thunderstorms and heavy rain. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Clear

67°F

19°C

Humidity 38%
Wind Speed N 0 MPH
Barometer 29.92 in (1013.21 mb)
Dewpoint 41°F (5°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 17 May 06:56 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

19 Miles S Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 62 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 85 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    Clear and
    Breezy then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 60 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy blowing dust after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.

    Sunny then
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy.

    Breezy.
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 54 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 70. Windy.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 70 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 47. Windy.

    Clear and
    Windy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 81. West wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 62. Breezy, with a west wind 13 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy, with a west wind 10 to 15 mph increasing to 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 60. Breezy, with a west wind 17 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy blowing dust after 5pm. Sunny, with a high near 81. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 18 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 40 mph.
Wednesday Night
Patchy blowing dust before 7pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 70. Windy.
Thursday Night
Clear, with a low around 47. Windy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 68.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 48. Breezy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 78.
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Point Forecast:
19 Miles S Ridgecrest CA
 35.35°N 117.63°W (Elev. 3753 ft)
1:39 am PDT May 17, 2021
7am PDT May 17, 2021-6pm PDT May 23, 2021
 
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