Normal high/ low temperatures for Sept 2-Sept 9 (high/low) Redding 94/60 Chico 93/57, Quincy 85/39, Chester 81/40, Susanville 82/45, Grass Valley 85/53, Weaverville 89/44, Mt. Shasta 81/45, Yreka 84/46, Alturas 82/39.
High pressure is holding over the western U.S. Today and Tuesday will be about like yesterday with sunny skies, temperatures 4 to 8 degrees above normal and light winds.
Wednesday a weak upper level low pressure area will form off the coast (see map below). This low will trigger showers and thunderstorms over the higher elevations of the north state. Temperatures will be near normal and winds will be south to southwest during the afternoon and gusty near thunderstorms.
Thursday the low will have moved east and high pressure will be over the area. Thursday through Saturday looks sunny with above normal temperatures. Another weak upper level low will try to form off the coast Sunday and Monday.
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