Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

Lat: 35.68639°NLon: 117.69°WElev: 2283.0ft.

Clear

51°F

11°C

Humidity 60%
Wind Speed SSE 21 MPH
Barometer 29.95 in (1014.22 mb)
Dewpoint 38°F (3°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 01 Mar 02:56 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

15 Miles ENE China Lake CA

Wind Advisory March 1, 04:00pm until March 2, 07:00am
High Wind Warning March 2, 07:00am until March 3, 10:00am
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Wind Advisory
High Wind Warning
  • Today

    Today: Patchy blowing dust after 9am. Sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 32 to 37 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    High: 67 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am.  Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Very windy, with a southwest wind 34 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Very Windy

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Patchy blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Very windy, with a southwest wind 37 to 44 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Very Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm.  Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Very windy, with a southwest wind 37 to 43 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Very Windy

    Low: 46 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy blowing dust. Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    High: 61 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Breezy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 61.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy blowing dust after 9am. Sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 32 to 37 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers between 1am and 2am. Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50. Very windy, with a southwest wind 34 to 40 mph, with gusts as high as 60 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A 40 percent chance of showers. Patchy blowing dust. Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Very windy, with a southwest wind 37 to 44 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.
Saturday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 10pm. Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 46. Very windy, with a southwest wind 37 to 43 mph, with gusts as high as 65 mph.
Sunday
Patchy blowing dust. Sunny, with a high near 61. Windy, with a southwest wind 25 to 32 mph, with gusts as high as 46 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Breezy.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 61.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 64.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
15 Miles ENE China Lake CA
 35.77°N 117.38°W (Elev. 1713 ft)
11:34 pm PST Feb 29, 2024
4am PST Mar 1, 2024-6pm PST Mar 7, 2024
 
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