Monday, August 19, 2019

Weather Discussion for Monday August 19, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 17-Aug 17  (high/low) Redding 97/63  Chico 94/58, Quincy 87/41, Chester 83/43, Susanville 86/49, Grass Valley 86/54, Weaverville 92/47, Mt. Shasta 84/48, Yreka 89/50, Alturas 86/41.
  
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High pressure still holding with little change expected for next 10 days (see map below).  The inland areas of Northern California will be mostly clear.  High temperatures today through Wednesday will be near normal and then above normal Thursday through early next week.  Winds will be light except for locally gusty southwest to northwest winds in the afternoons.

The extended forecast model shows the dry weather continuing through mid September with a wetter pattern possible in late September.

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Saturday, August 17, 2019

Weather Discussion for Saturday Aug. 17, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 12-Aug 17  (high/low) Redding 98/63  Chico 95/58, Quincy 89/43, Chester 84/44, Susanville 87/49, Grass Valley 88/55, Weaverville 94/48, Mt. Shasta 86/49, Yreka 91/52, Alturas 88/41.
  
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The high pressure ridge is firmly entrenched over the western U.S.   Little change in our weather pattern will occur over the next 10 days.  Temperatures will be above normal.  However, there will be some cooling in the Sacramento Valley Sunday and Monday as marine air moves through  the Delta and up the valley.   Winds will be light except for gusty south to southwest winds Sunday afternoon. 

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Weather Discussion for Wednesday Aug. 14, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 12-Aug 17  (high/low) Redding 98/63  Chico 95/58, Quincy 89/43, Chester 84/44, Susanville 87/49, Grass Valley 88/55, Weaverville 94/48, Mt. Shasta 86/49, Yreka 91/52, Alturas 88/41.
  
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Summer it back.  High pressure is over the western U.S. and will remain there through the next week (see map below).  The inland areas of the north state will be sunny. Today through Friday high temperatures will be 5 to 10 degrees above normal.  Temperatures will cool back to normal or a little above on the weekend and early next week. 

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Monday, August 12, 2019

Weather Discussion for Monday Aug. 12, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 12-Aug 17  (high/low) Redding 98/63  Chico 95/58, Quincy 89/43, Chester 84/44, Susanville 87/49, Grass Valley 88/55, Weaverville 94/48, Mt. Shasta 86/49, Yreka 91/52, Alturas 88/41.
  
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High pressure is rebuilding over the western U.S.   Today we will see sunny skies and near normal temperatures.  Winds will be light.  Tuesday through Friday skies will remain mostly clear and temperatures will warm to a few degrees above normal.  Winds will continue light.

The weekend through early next week temperatures will cool back to normal or a little below as the high pressure ridge weakens.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Weather Discussion for Saturday Aug. 10, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 5-Aug 12  (high/low) Redding 98/64  Chico 96/59, Quincy 90/43, Chester 86/45, Susanville 89/51, Grass Valley 88/56, Weaverville 95/48, Mt. Shasta 86/49, Yreka 92/53, Alturas 89/43
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Quite a light show last night as the low pressure area neared the coast and triggered showers and thunderstorms.  The low is currently moving onshore at about the Oregon/Calilfornia border and will continue eastward during the day.  The low will continue to bring showers and thunderstorms today to the area north of a line from Clear Lake to Red Bluff to Tahoe.  Skies will clear tonight and Sunday as the low continues east and high pressure tries to rebuild over the west.  Cool today then warming to a few degrees below normal Sunday.  

Monday through Wednesday the north state will be sunny with slightly above normal temperatures and light winds.  Thursday through the weekend we will still be mostly sunny but temperatures will cool to normal or a few degrees below due to a weak low pressure area moving into Canada and the Pacific Northwest (see map below).
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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Weather Discussion for Wednesday Aug. 7, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 5-Aug 12  (high/low) Redding 98/64  Chico 96/59, Quincy 90/43, Chester 86/45, Susanville 89/51, Grass Valley 88/56, Weaverville 95/48, Mt. Shasta 86/49, Yreka 92/53, Alturas 89/43
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The low pressure area is still off the coast but is moving slowly eastward.  It now looks like the low will take a little further south track and will move across the Oregon/California border late Friday and early Saturday (see map below). Today will be mostly sunny and Thursday we will see a few clouds with a chance of isolated thunderstorms over the mountains.  Temperatures will be near normal today and a few degrees below normal Thursday.  Light to moderate south to southwest winds will occur in the afternoons. 

Friday and Saturday the clouds and chance of thunderstorms will increase especially from Redding northward.  Most of the activity will be over the higher elevations but there is a chance of a thunderstorm moving across the north end of the valley.  Temperatures will be 8 to 12 degree below normal.  Gusty southwest to northwest winds will occur in the afternoons. 

Sunday high pressure returns over the western U.S.   This will bring a return of sunny weather and normal or slightly above temperatures for most of next week.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Weather Discussion for Monday Aug. 5, 2109

Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 5-Aug 12  (high/low) Redding 98/64  Chico 96/59, Quincy 90/43, Chester 86/45, Susanville 89/51, Grass Valley 88/56, Weaverville 95/48, Mt. Shasta 86/49, Yreka 92/53, Alturas 89/43
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This morning's satellite picture (below) shows a low pressure area is forming off the Pacific Northwest coast.  The low will moves slowly eastward and move across Oregon late Friday and Saturday.(see map below). This low will bring cooler weather and a few clouds to Northern California with a chance of thunderstorms over the mountains Tuesday through Saturday..  Temperatures today will be about like yesterday today and Tuesday.  Temperatures will be below normal Wednesday through Friday.  Gusty south to southwest winds will occur in the afternoons Tuesday through Friday.

High pressure rebuilds over the area Sunday and early next week..Expect sunny skies and warmer weather.

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