Normal high/ low temperatures for March 9-March 16 (high/low) Redding 66/43, Chico 65/41, Quincy 57/28, Chester 51/25, Susanville 53/28, Grass Valley 59/36, Weaverville 60/31, Mt. Shasta 54/30, Yreka 56/30, Alturas 56/30
Friday afternoon a low pressure area will be dropping southward along the Canadian Coast. However, unlike the past lows this system will back off to the west and sit off the Northern California coast Saturday and Sunday (see map below). Clouds will increase Friday with rain Friday night and Saturday an then showers on Sunday. Snow levels will drop to 3000 to 3500 feet by midday Saturday. Gusty south to southwest to northwest winds will occur late Friday and Saturday.
The low will be east of our area by Monday afternoon. Skies will be clearing and gusty north winds will move into the area. Tuesday through Thursday look sunny with temperatures back to normal or a little above.
The Old Forecaster
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