Normal high/ low temperatures for Jan 6-Jan 13 (high/low) Redding 54/36, Chico 53/35, Quincy 45/23, Chester 41/20, Susanville 40/21, Grass Valley 53/32, Weaverville 47/28, Mt. Shasta 44/27, Yreka 43/24, Alturas 41/15
A weak low pressure trough and frontal system are brushing the north end of California today with clouds and a few light showers. Sunday afternoon and evening and Monday afternoon and evening two more weak systems will rapidly move across our area. Once again we will clouds with scattered showers mainly over the foothills and mountains. Snow levels will be 3000 to 3500 feet north and a little higher to the south. Gusty south winds will precede each system.
Tuesday we will see partly cloudy skies with isolated mountain showers. Wednesday a much stronger low pressure area will be off the coast (see map below). The north state will see rain with snow levels 2000 to 3000 feet. Locally heavy precipitation amounts will occur over some areas. Strong and gusty south winds are expected Wednesday. Thursday will be partly cloudy to cloudy with showers ending in the evening.
Friday the low will be east of our area and Friday through midday Sunday skies will be partly cloudy to partly sunny with near normal temperatures.
The Old Forecaster
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