Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Weather Discussion for Wednesday Dec. 18th

Normal high/ low temperatures for Dec-16-Dec 23  (high/low) Redding 56/35, Chico 54/35, Quincy 45/24, Chester 41/20, Susanville 41/22, Grass Valley 52/31, Weaverville 46/28, Mt. Shasta 42/23, Yreka 44/25, Alturas 43/17
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The low pressure area is now over Northern California with clouds and light rain.  The showers will decrease late this afternoon.  Cold trapped air will affect snow levels.  Overall snow levels this morning will be 2500 to 3500 feet.  However, from Redding northward they will bee 500 to 1000 feet. Thursday clouds and light showers will continue over the north state.  Snow levels will rise to 4000 to 5000 feet.

Clouds begin to increase Friday as low pressure trough develop along the coast.  This trough will continue along the coast until Monday and the move eastward.  This system will send bands of clouds and across the the north state late Friday through Monday afternoon.  Snow levels will be 3500 to 4500 north and 5000 feet south.  Each band of rain will be preceded by gusty south winds.

Skies will mostly clear Monday and Tuesday and then storm should hit the area around midweek.

The Old Forecaster

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