Wintry Weather in the Northern Tier; Fire Weather Threats in Southern California

Two Canadian systems will produce heavy snow downwind of Great Lakes Erie and Ontario, and a wintry mix in the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys. Snow, heavy in places, will spread across the Rockies and 4-Corners area through early this week. A developing system in southern California may produce high winds and critical fire weather threats, and, areas of heavy rain early this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

INYOKERN (MKIYK)

Lat: 35.65884°NLon: 117.82951°WElev: 2455ft.

NA

61°F

16°C

Humidity 18%
Wind Speed NNW 18 MPH
Barometer 29.93 in (1013.55 mb)
Dewpoint 17°F (-8°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 31 Dec 12:55 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

16 Miles W Ridgecrest CA

Wind Advisory January 18, 10:00pm until January 20, 01:00am
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Wind Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Light west northwest wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 60. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 60 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Windy, with a north northeast wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 54 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

    Sunny

    High: 56 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 10 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Light west northwest wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 60. Windy, with a north wind 25 to 30 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Windy, with a north northeast wind 15 to 20 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Windy, with a north northeast wind 25 to 35 mph decreasing to 15 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 55 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 54. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56. North northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A slight chance of rain and snow showers after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 49. West southwest wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 44. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 35. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 45. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light west southwest in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
16 Miles W Ridgecrest CA
 35.6°N 117.96°W (Elev. 4245 ft)
5:58 pm PST Jan 17, 2021
6pm PST Jan 17, 2021-6pm PST Jan 24, 2021
 
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