Normal high/ low temperatures for Dec 24-Dec 31 (high/low) Redding 54/34, Chico 53/35, Quincy 44/24, Chester 40/20, Susanville 40/21, Grass Valley 52/31, Weaverville 45/28, Mt. Shasta 42/25, Yreka 43/24, Alturas 41/17
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High pressure is off the coast and will hold there through Thursday. During this time Northern California will continue mostly clear with a few clouds in the north from systems moving into the Pacific Northwest. Temperatures will be near normal with gusty north winds Sunday afternoon through midday Wednesday.
Thursday the high will begin to weaken and a low pressure trough will be just off the coast by Friday (see map below). A weak frontal system will bring a light rain or showers late Friday with a stronger frontal system expected on the weekend. Snow levels with these systems will be 3500 to 4500 feet.
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