Normal high/ low temperatures for Aug 24-Aug 31 (high/low) Redding 96/62, Chico 94/57, Quincy 87/41, Chester 82/41, Susanville 84/47, Grass Valley 85/54, Weaverville 91/46, Mt. Shasta 82/47, Yreka 88/49, Alturas 85/40
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 large high pressure area over the western U.S. is once again pulling subtropical moisture northward over Northern California. This is resulting in scattered showers and a few thunderstorms over the north state this morning. Surges of subtropical moisture will move across the state through Wednesday. There will be continue isolated to scattered showers and possible thunderstorms. However, most of the activity will be over the foothills and mountains Temperatures through Wednesday will be near normal. Winds will be south to southwest in the afternoons.
Thursday through at least early next week we will still be under a high pressure ridge (see map below). Skies will be mostly clear with some afternoon cumulus over the mountains. There could be isolated mountains thunderstorms Friday. Temperatures will be above normal. Winds will be southwest to northwest increasing in the afternoons.