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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Clear

78°F

26°C

Humidity 15%
Wind Speed SSW 18 MPH
Barometer 29.8 in (1009.14 mb)
Dewpoint 28°F (-2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index77°F (25°C)
Last update 23 Apr 06:56 PM PDT
Extended Forecast for

30 Miles SE Ridgecrest CA

Wind Advisory April 24, 05:00pm until April 26, 11:00pm
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Wind Advisory
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Patchy blowing dust between 8pm and 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Breezy.
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 45 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 69 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 31 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Patchy blowing dust after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west southwest wind 23 to 28 mph increasing to 29 to 34 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.

    Sunny and
    Breezy then
    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Patchy blowing dust before 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 31 to 36 mph decreasing to 22 to 27 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Windy

    Low: 45 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 64. Windy.

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Windy

    High: 64 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Windy.

    Mostly Clear
    and Windy
    then Mostly
    Clear

    Low: 43 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

    Sunny

    High: 69 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 46.

    Clear

    Low: 46 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Patchy blowing dust between 8pm and 9pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Breezy, with a southwest wind 21 to 26 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 69. Windy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Patchy blowing dust. Partly cloudy, with a low around 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 31 to 34 mph, with gusts as high as 45 mph.
Thursday
Patchy blowing dust after 4pm. Sunny, with a high near 67. Windy, with a west southwest wind 23 to 28 mph increasing to 29 to 34 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 39 mph.
Thursday Night
Patchy blowing dust before 2am. Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Windy, with a west southwest wind 31 to 36 mph decreasing to 22 to 27 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 46 mph.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 64. Windy.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 43. Windy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 69.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 46.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 73.
Sunday Night
Clear, with a low around 49.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 50.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
30 Miles SE Ridgecrest CA
 35.33°N 117.26°W (Elev. 3947 ft)
5:22 pm PDT Apr 23, 2024
7pm PDT Apr 23, 2024-6pm PDT Apr 30, 2024
 
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