Severe Weather Threat Continues Across the Central U.S.; Critical Fire Weather Conditions in New Mexico

Severe thunderstorms will continue to be likely across the Central Plains into the Midwest on Monday. Thunderstorm development is also possible in portions of the Middle Mississippi Valley to Lower Michigan Monday afternoon. Gusty winds and low humidity will lead to critical fire weather conditions Monday across western New Mexico into southeastern Arizona. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Clear

73°F

23°C

Humidity 23%
Wind Speed W 11 MPH
Barometer 29.73 in (1006.77 mb)
Dewpoint 33°F (1°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 May 02:56 AM PDT
Extended Forecast for

27 Miles ESE Ridgecrest CA

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 61. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Low: 61 °F

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

    High: 80 °F

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

  • Monday Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 19 to 24 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.

    Low: 56 °F

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

    High: 80 °F

    Sunny

  • Tuesday Night

    Tuesday Night: Clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 9 mph.

    Low: 59 °F

    Clear

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.

    High: 85 °F

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

  • Wednesday Night

    Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 58. Breezy.

    Low: 58 °F

    Clear and
    Breezy

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.

    High: 84 °F

    Sunny then
    Sunny and
    Breezy

  • Thursday Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy.

    Low: 55 °F

    Mostly Clear
    and Breezy
    then Mostly
    Clear

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a steady temperature around 61. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 22 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 17 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 19 to 24 mph becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 36 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 80. North northeast wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday Night
Clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind around 9 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 85. Breezy.
Wednesday Night
Clear, with a low around 58. Breezy.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 84. Breezy.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Breezy.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 54. Breezy.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 80. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Clear, with a low around 54. Breezy.
Sunday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
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ABOUT THIS FORECAST

 
Point Forecast:
27 Miles ESE Ridgecrest CA
 35.48°N 117.21°W (Elev. 3291 ft)
12:42 am PDT May 20, 2024
3am PDT May 20, 2024-6pm PDT May 26, 2024
 
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