Normal high/ low temperatures for June 15-June 22 (high/low) Redding 92/62, Chico 92/57, Quincy 83/42, Chester 80/42, Susanville 81/46, Grass Valley 82/52, Weaverville 86/45, Mt. Shasta 78/46, Yreka 83/47, Alturas 79/41
This morning's satellite picture (below) show a low pressure trough and frontal system off the Canadian coast. This system will move slowly southeastward and end up over Colorado by Wednesday. The front will bring clouds to Northern California today with a few light showers on the north coast and across Siskiyou and Modoc counties. Temperatures will be 8 to 14 degrees below normal with gusty southwest to northwest winds in some areas. Skies clear out early Tuesday but temperatures still will be below normal. Gusty northwest winds will move into the area Tuesday afternoon.
Wednesday a high pressure ridge begins to build over the western U.S. and by the weekend a strong high pressure area is over the west (see map below). Skies will be clear and temperatures will be rising to around 10 to 12 degrees above normal by the weekend. The gusty north winds will end late Thursday.
The Old Forecaster