Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Weather Discussion for Wednesday Jan 22, 2020

Normal high/ low temperatures for Jan 203-Jan 27 (high/low) Redding 57/378, Chico 56/36, Quincy 46/24, Chester 44/20, Susanville 42/22, Grass Valley 55/33, Weaverville 49/29, Mt. Shasta 46/26, Yreka 46/25, Alturas 42/17
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Lots of clouds and residual moisture over Northern California today.  This will cause a few light showers over the higher elevations with drizzle and sprinkles in the valley and lower elevations.  Late Thursday and Friday the next frontal system moves through with scattered light showers over most of the area.  Snow levels will be 4000 to 5000 feet north and higher south. 

There will be a brief break late Friday and early Saturday and then late Saturday and Sunday a stronger low pressure trough will move slowly across the north state (see map below).  This will bring light rain to the area with snow levels starting out 6000 feet or higher and then dropping to 4500 feet north and 6000 feet south by late Sunday.

Monday and most of Tuesday will be partly cloudy to cloudy with a few light showers.  Snow levels will 4000 feet north and 6000 feet south.

High pressure will rebuild along the west coast late Tuesday and this should bring partly to mostly clear skies to the north state for the rest of the week.  There will night and morning fog in the valleys.

The Old Forecaster

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