Heavy rain for portions of the Mid-Atlantic and New England through Saturday

A slow-moving weather system in the eastern U.S. will focus showers and thunderstorms across portions of New England and the Mid-Atlantic through Saturday. Abundant moisture will allow occasionally heavy rainfall and flash flooding in these locations. Read More >

Current conditions at

China Lake, Naval Air Facility (KNID)

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

Fair

29°C

85°F

Humidity 20%
Wind Speed SSW 9 MPH
Barometer 29.87 in (1008.3 mb)
Dewpoint 4°C (40°F)
Visibility 16 km
Heat Index28°C (82°F)
Last update 29 Jul 5:56 am PDT
Extended Forecast for

Ridgecrest CA

Excessive Heat Warning July 29, 11:00am until July 29, 08:00pm
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Excessive Heat Warning
  • Today

    Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm.

    Hot

    High: 45 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 28. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 28 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 44 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 27 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 43. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 43 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm.  Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 41 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 26 °C

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. South wind around 10 km/h.

    Hot

    High: 41 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny and hot, with a high near 45. West southwest wind 5 to 10 km/h becoming calm.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 28. South wind 15 to 25 km/h.
Saturday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 44. Southwest wind 5 to 15 km/h.
Saturday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 27. South southwest wind 20 to 25 km/h.
Sunday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 43. West southwest wind 15 to 20 km/h becoming southeast 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.
Sunday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 10 to 20 km/h.
Monday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.
Monday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Tuesday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. South wind around 10 km/h.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 26. West southwest wind around 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 25. Southwest wind 10 to 15 km/h.
Thursday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 41. South southeast wind around 10 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Ridgecrest CA
 35.62°N 117.68°W (Elev. 699 m)
5:55 am PDT Jul 29, 2016
6am PDT Jul 29, 2016-6pm PDT Aug 4, 2016
 
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