Western Heat Wave Continues; Watching the Gulf of Mexico

A dangerous heat wave will continue to bring record temperatures to much of the West through this week. A tropical disturbance in the southwest Gulf of Mexico will likely form into a tropical depression late this week over the central or northwestern Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain could begin to impact portions of the northern Gulf Coast on Friday. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Partly Cloudy

115°F

46°C

Humidity 4%
Wind Speed NNW 6 MPH
Barometer 29.86 in (1011.18 mb)
Dewpoint 27°F (-3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index105°F (41°C)
Last update 16 Jun 01:56 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW China Lake CA

Excessive Heat Warning until June 19, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
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    Excessive Heat Warning until June 19, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sat

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 115. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Hot

    High: 115 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, then becoming mostly clear toward daybreak, with a low around 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 10 percent chance of rain after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 114. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Sunny
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    High: 114 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 78 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 113. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Hot

    High: 113 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 78. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 78 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 113. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.

    Hot

    High: 113 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 75. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 75 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 115. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Tonight
Mostly cloudy, then becoming mostly clear toward daybreak, with a low around 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.
Thursday
A 10 percent chance of rain after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 114. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 78. West wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 113. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 78. West wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 113. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 75. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 111. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 72. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 107. Southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 70. Southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 104. South southwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW China Lake CA
 35.68°N 117.7°W (Elev. 2231 ft)
1:57 pm PDT Jun 16, 2021
2pm PDT Jun 16, 2021-6pm PDT Jun 22, 2021
 
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