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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Clear

40°C

104°F

Humidity 9%
Wind Speed S 16 MPH
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.9 mb)
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index37°C (98°F)
Last update 23 Jul 03:56 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles SW China Lake CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 42 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 40. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 40 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 26 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind around 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.  New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 34 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 25 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 37 °C

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 24 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. South wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Saturday
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny and hot, with a high near 42. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 km/h.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. West wind 15 to 25 km/h becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Sunday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 40. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind 15 to 20 km/h, with gusts as high as 35 km/h.
Monday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 34. Southeast wind around 10 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h. New rainfall amounts between 2.5 and 5 mm possible.
Monday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 25. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Tuesday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. South wind 10 to 15 km/h becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming southeast in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Thursday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 42. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South wind around 15 km/h becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.
Friday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 42. West wind 5 to 15 km/h becoming southeast in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 25 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles SW China Lake CA
 35.68°N 117.7°W (Elev. 680 m)
3:57 pm PDT Jul 23, 2021
4pm PDT Jul 23, 2021-6pm PDT Jul 30, 2021
 
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