Significant Winter Storm to Impact the Western U.S into Tuesday; Critical Fire Weather Conditions Across the Southern High Plains

A strong winter storm will continue to progress into the Northern Rockies and Great Basin, bringing heavy mountain snow and strong winds through Tuesday. Heavy snow combined with strong winds will produce near-blizzard conditions, with snow rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. Dry, gusty winds will create widespread critical fire weather conditions in the southern High Plains through Monday. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Clear

54°F

12°C

Humidity 50%
Wind Speed SW 10 MPH
Barometer 29.99 in (1015.58 mb)
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 25 Feb 10:56 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

28 Miles NW China Lake CA

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Patchy blowing dust after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    High: 64 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Patchy blowing dust before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.

    Patchy
    Blowing Dust
    and Breezy

    Low: 39 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 61. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 61 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 36 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

    Sunny

    High: 62 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

    Sunny

    High: 63 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming west northwest after midnight.
Monday
Patchy blowing dust after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Breezy, with a west wind 11 to 16 mph increasing to 19 to 24 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 37 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy blowing dust before 3am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Breezy, with a west wind 18 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 36 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 61. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming east southeast in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 36. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph after midnight.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 62.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 63.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
A slight chance of rain after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 57.
Friday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Saturday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Breezy.
Saturday Night
Rain and snow likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 27.
Sunday
A chance of snow. Mostly sunny, with a high near 46.
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Point Forecast:
28 Miles NW China Lake CA
 36.04°N 117.94°W (Elev. 3383 ft)
11:37 pm PST Feb 25, 2024
11pm PST Feb 25, 2024-6pm PST Mar 3, 2024
 
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