Monday, January 9, 2017

Weather Discussion for Monday Discussion for Monday January 9, 2017

Normal high and low temperatures for Jan 9-Jan 16 (high/low)...Redding 55/35, Chico 54/36, Quincy 46/23, Chester 42/21, Susanville 41/21, Grass Valley 55/33, Weaverville 46/28, Mt. Shasta 44/25, Yreka 44/24, Alturas 41/17

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.

Today Northern California will see periods of rain or showers, with snow levels 3000 to 3500 feet north and 4000 to 5000 feet south.  Tuesday a stronger low pressure trough and frontal system will move into our area. (see map below).  This storm will bring heavy precipitation and gusty south winds to the north state,  Snow levels will be near 5000 feet north and 6000 feet south.  Southerly winds will gust to 40 to 45 mph in the valley and 55 mph over the higher elevations.  Showers Wednesday snow levels around 3000 feet.

A weak high pressure ridge will be over the area Thursday and we will have partly cloudy to partly sunny skies.  Friday a frontal system will bring some clouds to the area with showers over the areas north of Redding.  It looks like another frontal system will bring rain to the whole area Saturday night and Sunday. 

The Old Forecaster

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3 comments:

  1. There has been a L stuck in the GOA or off the coast of BC which has greatly influenced what is happening to us. Is that L bound by a Rex Block or Omega? Thanks.

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  2. more of an omega block, but with the southern branch of the jetstream breaking through.

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  3. I've been keeping track and it's weird how cold fronts since the post 2013 climate era have magically transformed into *broken* warm fronts.

    Man made climate change?

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