Heavy rain and isolated severe storms in portions of the West. Severe Weather Possible in the Plains Saturday.

A storm system will bring rain and thunderstorms to much of the Intermountain West and northern High Plains. A few severe thunderstorms with large hail and damaging winds are possible from northeast California to Wyoming. Heavy rain could lead to flash flooding in some of the western states. Severe weather will be possible in the Plains Saturday.
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Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

Lat: 35.68639°NLon: 117.69°WElev: 2283ft.

Fair

22°C

71°F

Humidity 27%
Wind Speed SW 14 G 22 MPH
Barometer 29.73 in (1005.9 mb)
Dewpoint 2°C (35°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 06 May 4:56 pm PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South southwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 23 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 12 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms and
    Breezy

    High: 24 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy, with a southwest wind 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 27 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 13 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the morning.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 14 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 31 °C

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. South southwest wind around 30 km/h, with gusts as high as 40 km/h.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 12. South southwest wind 25 to 30 km/h decreasing to 15 to 20 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday
A slight chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 24. Breezy, with a west southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h increasing to 25 to 35 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 13. Breezy, with a southwest wind 30 to 40 km/h decreasing to 10 to 20 km/h. Winds could gust as high as 60 km/h.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 27. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 13. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 5 to 10 km/h in the evening.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south in the morning.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. Southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 35 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming east southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the afternoon.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 31. Northwest wind around 10 km/h becoming east in the morning.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 32. Northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming east southeast in the morning.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 14. West wind around 10 km/h.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 31. West northwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming south southeast in the morning.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 699 m)
4:55 pm PDT May 6, 2016
5pm PDT May 6, 2016-6pm PDT May 13, 2016
 
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