Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Weather Discussion for Wednesday March 20, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Mar 18-Mar 25  (high/low) Redding 66/43, Chico 67/41, Quincy 59/29, Chester 53/25, Susanville 56/29, Grass Valley 59/38, Weaverville 61/32, Mt. Shasta 55/33, Yreka 58/31, Alturas 54/24

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The low pressure area is moving through Central California this morning.  There will periods of rain or showers across Northern California today and early Thursday.  The snow levels will be 5500 to 6500 feet.   

Thursday we will have partly cloudy to partly sunny skies.   Friday and early Saturday the next low pressure trough will move through the north state.   This system will bring light rain to the area Friday and early Saturday.  Snow levels will be 5000 to 6000 feet.  

We will have a break between systems Saturday afternoon and Sunday and then another low pressure trough will move through Monday afternoon through early Wednesday (see map below).  

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Monday, March 18, 2019

Weather Discussion for Monday March 18, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Mar 18-Mar 25  (high/low) Redding 66/43, Chico 67/41, Quincy 59/29, Chester 53/25, Susanville 56/29, Grass Valley 59/38, Weaverville 61/32, Mt. Shasta 55/33, Yreka 58/31, Alturas 54/24

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A high pressure ridge continues over western Canada and the Northwestern U.S.   This if forcing the frontal system that is approaching the coast to split.   The south half of the system will move across Central California late Tuesday and Wednesday..  Today will be sunny with slightly above )normal temperatures.   Clouds increase Tuesday with scattered light showers late Tuesday and Wednesday.  Snow levels will be 5500 to 6500 feet.

Thursday looks partly to mostly sunny and then Friday and early Saturday another low pressure trough will move through (see map below).  This system will take a more northern track and should bring light rain to Northern California  Friday and early Saturday.  Snow levels will remain 5000 to 6000 feet.

There will be a break Saturday afternoon through early Monday and then another low pressure trough will bring rain to the northstate. 

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Saturday, March 16, 2019

Weather Discussion for Saturday March 16, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Mar 11-Mar 18  (high/low) Redding 66/43, Chico 64/41, Quincy 57/29, Chester 51/25, Susanville 53/29, Grass Valley 58/36, Weaverville 60/31, Mt. Shasta 55/31, Yreka 57/30, Alturas 52/24

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This morning's satellite picture (below) shows a frontal system off the coast weakening as it hits the high pressure ridge that is over western Canada and the western U.S.  This ridge will continue to block systems through early next week.  Today through Monday we will partly sunny to partly cloudy skies with daytime temperatures a few degrees above normal.  Winds will be light. 

Late Tuesday and Wednesday a low pressure trough move under the ridge and into Central California (see map below)  This low  will bring a few clouds and scattered light showers to the north state.  Snow levels will be 4500 to 5500 feet.  

Thursday and Friday we are back to partly sunny with a few clouds and then late Saturday and Sunday another low pressure area will push through Central and Northern California. 

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Weather Discussion for Wednesday March 13, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Mar 11-Mar 18  (high/low) Redding 66/43, Chico 64/41, Quincy 57/29, Chester 51/25, Susanville 53/29, Grass Valley 58/36, Weaverville 60/31, Mt. Shasta 55/31, Yreka 57/30, Alturas 52/24

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High pressure is now along and over the west coast and as the map below shows will hold there through early next week.  This means through the weekend the north state will see partly to mostly sunny skies with daytime temperatures a few degrees above normal.  There will be locally gusty north winds today and Thursday.  

The next chance of rain looks like the mid part of next week as a weak low pressure moves under the ridge and into California.
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Monday, March 11, 2019

Weather Discussion for Monday March 11, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Mar 11-Mar 18  (high/low) Redding 66/43, Chico 64/41, Quincy 57/29, Chester 51/25, Susanville 53/29, Grass Valley 58/36, Weaverville 60/31, Mt. Shasta 55/31, Yreka 57/30, Alturas 52/24

This blog will be issued every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday morning and updated if the weather is changing or critical or interesting weather events are occurring.

Note the satellite links will be not quite right due to new satellite.

Partly to mostly sunny today as a weak high pressure ridge is over the area.   Tuesday a weak frontal system will brush the north end of the state.  This front will bring a few showers to the foothills and mountains.  Snow levels will be around 5000 feet.

Wednesday through the weekend we will finally see some drying.   High pressure will be along and over the west coast (see map below).   The northstate will see sunny skies with above normal.

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Saturday, March 9, 2019

Weather Discussion for Saturday March 9, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Mar 4-Mar 11  (high/low) Redding 63/41, Chico 64/41, Quincy 55/28, Chester 48/25, Susanville 51/29, Grass Valley 56/35, Weaverville 58/30, Mt. Shasta 53/41, Yreka 54/29, Alturas 50/24

This blog will be issued every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday morning and updated if the weather is changing or critical or interesting weather events are occurring.

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 The low pressure area is now just off the coast and will move across Northern and Central California today and early Sunday.  Expect rain over the area today with snow levels 1500 to 2500 feet north and 2000 to 3000 feet in the south.  The precipitation will turn to showers early Sunday and decrease during the day.  Sunday afternoon and Monday the north state should see partly mostly sunny skies with light to moderate north winds.

Tuesday a weak low pressure trough wil brush the area with light rain or showers.  Snow levels will be 5000 feet.  

We finally will see some dry weather Wednesday through the weekend as a high pressure ridge will be along the west coast (see map below).   Look for sunny skies and slightly above normal temperatures. 

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Weather Discussion for Wednesday March 6, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Mar 4-Mar 11  (high/low) Redding 63/41, Chico 64/41, Quincy 55/28, Chester 48/25, Susanville 51/29, Grass Valley 56/35, Weaverville 58/30, Mt. Shasta 53/41, Yreka 54/29, Alturas 50/24

This blog will be issued every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday morning and updated if the weather is changing or critical or interesting weather events are occurring.

Note the satellite links will be not quite right due to new satellite.

 The low pressure area is now over Northern and Central California and is moving eastward.  Showers today with the snow level 5000 to 6000 feet.  The low will be east of our area tomorrow and the showers will be decreasing and mainly over the foothills and mountains.  Snow levels will lower to 3000 to 4000 feet. 

Friday we will see partly sunny skies and near normal temperatures.   Saturday a low pressure area will move across Northern and Central California (see map below).  This system will bring scattered showers to the area Saturday and early Sunday.  Snow levels will stay 3000 to 4000 feet. 

Sunday afternoon and Monday we will see some sunshine and near normal temperatures and then another low pressure trough will bring rain to the area Tuesday and Wednesday.  

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