Saturday, May 30, 2020

Weather Discussion for Saturday May 30, 2020

Normal high/ low temperatures for May 25-June 1 (high/low) Redding 85/56, Chico 84/53, Quincy 76/40, Chester 72/39, Susanville 73/42, Grass Valley 75/48, Weaverville 80/42, Mt. Shasta 72/43, Yreka 76/43,  Alturas 72/38
  
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

The weather roller coaster....cool/wet...warm/dry...cool/wet...will continue for the next week.

This morning the low pressure area is along the coast and will move across Northern California today.  The low is triggering showers and thunderstorms as it moves northward.  The showers will diminish in the late afternoon and evening.  Gusty south winds will occur at times today.

Sunday this low will be out of the area but another very weak upper level low pressure area will form off the coast.  This low will sink southward and be off the Southern California coast by Monday (see map below).  Sunday and Monday the foothills and mountains will be partly cloudy with isolated showers.  The valley will be sunny with a few clouds.  Temperatures will be below normal. Winds will be light.

Wednesday through midday Friday a high pressure ridge will be back over our area.  The northstate will be mostly sunny and temperatures will be a few degrees above normal.  Winds will be light.

Late Friday the high pressure ridge will be weakening as a low pressure trough approaches the coast. This low will pass across Northern California Saturday with more rain and showers.

The Old Forecaster

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