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Severe Thunderstorms With Heavy Rain Possible In The Upper Midwest; Excessive Heat For Central U.S.

Several rounds of strong to severe thunderstorms will be possible from the northern Plains and upper Midwest to the Great Lakes through Friday. Damaging winds, large hail, and flooding will be the primary threats with these storms. Excessive heat will grip the central Plains with heat indices approaching 105 to 110 degrees. Very hot and humid conditions are likely to expand into the Mid Atlantic. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

28°C

83°F

Humidity 19%
Wind Speed VRBL 3 MPH
Barometer 29.98 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 3°C (37°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index27°C (81°F)
Last update 21 Jul 8:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 40 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Clear, with a low around 24. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.

    Clear

    Low: 24 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 42. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm  in the morning.

    Hot

    High: 42 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 43 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 40. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 40 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 26 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 39. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 39 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 40. Light and variable wind becoming south southwest 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Tonight
Clear, with a low around 24. South southwest wind around 15 km/h.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 42. South southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm in the morning.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Sunday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 43. South wind 5 to 10 km/h increasing to 10 to 15 km/h in the afternoon.
Sunday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 27. Southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h decreasing to 10 to 15 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 30 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 40. South wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 26. South southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h, with gusts as high as 25 km/h.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 39. South wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 24. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Wednesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. South wind around 10 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. South wind around 10 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 699 m)
8:56 am PDT Jul 21, 2017
9am PDT Jul 21, 2017-6pm PDT Jul 27, 2017
 
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