Normal high/ low temperatures for March 23-March 30 (high/low) Redding 67/43, Chico 68/42, Quincy 59/30, Chester 52/26, Susanville 56/30, Grass Valley 60/37, Weaverville 62/32, Mt. Shasta 55/31, Yreka 59/31, Alturas 55/25
This morning's satellite picture (below) shows the low over the Pacific Northwest extending southward to near Northern California. The low is moving east but will trigger scattered showers over our area again today. Snow levels will be 3000 to 3500 feet.
Thursday and most of Friday high pressure will be along the coast. The northstate will be mostly sunny with temperatures continuing below normal. Winds will be light.
Clouds will increase late Friday as a low pressure trough approaching the coast. This low will move through the area Saturday and early Sunday (see map below). Light rain or showers will occur Saturday with the showers tapering off Sunday. Snow levels will be 3500 to 4000 feet. Gusty south winds will occur late Friday and Saturday. Skies will be clearing late Sunday.
Monday and Tuesday look mostly sunny with temperatures normal to a few degrees above. Winds will light northerly . Another relatively weak low pressure trough will move through the area Wednesday afternoon and Thursday.
The Old Forecaster
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