Normal high/ low temperatures for Nov 16-Nov 23 (high/low) Redding 61/40, Chico 63/39, Quincy 53/28, Chester 47/25, Susanville 49/26, Grass Valley 57/35, Weaverville 55/31, Mt. Shasta 50/30, Yreka 51/28, Alturas 50/22
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.
Today will be the warmest day for the next week with temperatures 4 to 8 degrees above normal. The high pressure area currently over the west is weakening and moving east. A low pressure trough is developing in the Gulf of Alaska and moving southeastward. This trough will be along the coast Tuesday and Wednesday (see map below) and then move eastward late Wednesday and Thursday. Clouds begin to increase later today with rain expected across Northern California Tuesday and Wednesday. Heaviest precipitation will be during the day Tuesday. Snow levels will be start out high and drop to 4000 to 5000 feet Wednesday afternoon. Strong and gusty south winds will occur Tuesday and early Wednesday. The precipitation will turn to showers Wednesday night. Thursday we will see partly cloudy skies with mountain showers.
Friday and Saturday look mostly sunny with slightly above normal temperatures. Another storm system could bring rain to the area late Sunday and Monday.