An Unsettled Weekend For The West

A large and strong Pacific storm system will impact a good portion of the West this weekend. Heavy rain, widespread mountain snow, gusty winds and a variety of marine related hazards are likely. The heavy rain threat may result in some flash flooding today and Saturday across north-central portions of California and southwestern Oregon, especially near recent and vulnerable burn scar areas. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Overcast

55°F

14°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed SSW 3 MPH
Barometer 30.19 in (1022.35 mb)
Dewpoint 42°F (6°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 06 Dec 12:56 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 40 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 7am, then a slight chance of rain after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 61 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm.  Cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

    Slight Chance
    Rain then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 38 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 58 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Clear, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

    Clear

    Low: 33 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 57 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Mostly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 40. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 7am, then a slight chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 61. South wind around 5 mph, with gusts as high as 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of rain before 10pm. Cloudy, with a low around 43. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 38. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 58. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Monday Night
Clear, with a low around 33. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 58. Calm wind.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 34. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the evening.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
12:58 pm PST Dec 6, 2019
1pm PST Dec 6, 2019-6pm PST Dec 12, 2019
 
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