Monday, March 30, 2020

Weather Discussion for Monday March 29, 2020

Normal high/ low temperatures for March 30-April 6 (high/low) Redding 69/44, Chico 70/42, Quincy 61/31, Chester 55/27, Susanville 58/32, Grass Valley 60/37, Weaverville 65/33, Mt. Shasta 57/31, Yreka 6/33,  Alturas 57/27
This blog will be issued every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday morning and updated if the weather is changing or critical or interesting weather events are occurring

A large scale low pressure trough continues in the Gulf of Alaska and is not shifting eastward as fast as was expected. This system will continue to send bands of clouds with light rain and showers across Northern California through Tuesday afternoon.  Precipitation amounts will be light and the snow level will be 5000 to 6000 feet.

Skies will start to clear late Tuesday.  Wednesday and Thursday should be sunny with daytime temperatures normal to a few degrees below.  Light to moderate north winds are expected. 

Late Friday another low pressure area will reach the coast (see map below).  This system will bring rain to the north state Friday night and Saturday.  Snow levels will be 5500 to 6500 feet.  The next storm to move through the area will be Monday afternoon and Tuesday with another possible late Wednesday and Thursday.

The Old Forecaster

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