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

WALKER PASS (ONYC1)

Lat: 35.665833°NLon: 118.056944°WElev: 5572ft.

NA

55°F

13°C

Humidity 25%
Wind Speed SW 4 MPH
Barometer NA
Dewpoint 20°F (-7°C)
Visibility NA
Last update 17 Jan 05:00 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

17 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 47. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 47 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 59 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.

    Mostly Clear
    then Partly
    Cloudy and
    Breezy

    Low: 40 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Windy, with a northeast wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 47 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    and Windy

    Low: 44 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 52. Breezy, with an east northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 35 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy

    High: 52 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 42 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 56. 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 47. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.
M.L.King Day
Sunny, with a high near 59. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 20 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 40. Breezy, with a north northeast wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 47. Windy, with a northeast wind 30 to 35 mph decreasing to 20 to 25 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 50 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Windy, with a northeast wind around 30 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 52. 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 42. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 56. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42. West wind around 10 mph.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of snow showers after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 48. West southwest wind 10 to 15 mph.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39. West wind 10 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 42. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of snow showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 34. Northwest wind around 5 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 43. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
17 Miles W Ridgecrest CA
 35.67°N 117.95°W (Elev. 5322 ft)
5:58 pm PST Jan 17, 2021
6pm PST Jan 17, 2021-6pm PST Jan 24, 2021
 
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