Normal high/ low temperatures for Feb 25-Mar 4 (high/low) Redding 61/41, Chico 63/40, Quincy 54/28, Chester 47/25, Susanville 49/27, Grass Valley 56/35, Weaverville 57/30, Mt. Shasta 49/29, Yreka 54/29, Alturas 47/22
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 continues off the coast. This system has brought a lot of rain to the north state with very heavy snows in the mountains. The low will remain off the coast today and then move northeastward late tonight and Thursday. Expect more rain heavy a times today with snow levels 4500 to 5500 feet north and 5000 to 6000 feet south. Gusty south winds will continue today. Thursday there will be showers over the areas north and east of the valley with partly cloudy skies elsewhere. Snow levels will be around 4000 feet.
Friday looks partly to mostly sunny. However, another low pressures trough will move through Saturday and Sunday. Look for more rain with snow levels 4000 to 5000 feet.
We get another brief break Monday and then Tuesday and Wednesday another low pressure trough will bring rain to Northern California with snow levels near 5000 feet (see map below).
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