Saturday, August 24, 2019

Weather Discussion for Saturday August 24, 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 is over the western U.S.   The high will remain  in place for the next week.  However, late Tuesday and Wednesday a weak upper level low pressure area will be off the coast (see map below).  This low will pull some subtropical moisture northward and this could trigger isolated thunderstorms over the higher elevations Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday.   Temperatures will continue 5 to 10 degrees above normal through Friday and then cool a little on the weekend.   Winds will be light south to southwest winds in the afternoons. 

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