Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

76°F

24°C

Humidity 32%
Wind Speed N 3 MPH
Barometer 30.05 in (1015.1 mb)
Dewpoint 44°F (7°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 18 Aug 6:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 106 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 108. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Hot

    High: 108 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 107. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 107 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 104 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 105 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming east in the morning.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 78. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 108. West southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 107. South southwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West southwest wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 76. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
6:56 am PDT Aug 18, 2018
7am PDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm PDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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