Monday, May 20, 2019

Weather Discussion for Monday May 20, 2019

Normal high/ low temperatures for May 20-May 27  (high/low) Redding 83/55, Chico 83/52, Quincy 74/39, Chester 70/37, Susanville 72/41, Grass Valley 74/48, Weaverville 78/41, Mt. Shasta 69/43 Yreka 74/42, Alturas 71/38

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

Clouds will increase later today as a low pressure area currently in the Gulf of Alaska drops southeastward.   This system will bring light rain or showers to Northern California tonight and Tuesday as it move eastward across our area.  Snow levels will be 5500 to 6500 feet.

Wednesday through Friday high pressure will be off the coast with a low pressure area over the Great Basin.  Most of the north state will be partly to mostly sunny,   However, there will be a few clouds and showers east of the Sierra Cascade Crest near the Nevada border.   Temperatures west of the crest will be near normal and gusty north winds are expected Wednesday and Thursday.

Saturday a low pressure area will drop southward from western Canada and will move across Northern California Saturday afternoon and Sunday (see map below).   Moisture is limited with this system and most of the showers will be over the mountains.

Early next week looks sunny with near normal temperatures.

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