Normal high/ low temperatures for Nov 9-Nov 16 (high/low) Redding 63/43, Chico 65/41, Quincy 56/29, Chester 51/27, Susanville 52/29, Grass Valley 60/37, Weaverville 57/32, Mt. Shasta 51/32, Yreka 54/31, Alturas 53/23
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 low pressure area that brought rain to the area yesterday has now moved eastward. This morning's satellite picture (below) shows the next storm headed toward the Pacific Northwest. Clouds from tis system will spread over Northern California today. Sunday skies will be cloudy with light rain or showers over the coast range and north of Redding. Snow levels will be above 6000 feet.
Monday looks mostly sunny with daytime temperatures bouncing back above normal. Late Monday a low pressure trough will be approaching the coast. This trough will move slowly across Northern California Tuesday and Wednesday (see map below). Tuesday and early Wednesday looks wet and windy with the snow level above 6000 feet. Strong and gusty south winds will occur. The rain turns to showers late Wednesday and will end early Thursday. Snow levels will drop to near 5000 feet Wednesday afternoon.
Friday and Saturday will be sunny with temperatures near or slightly above normal. Gusty north winds are expected.