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 •  • Here is this week's Weather Discussion: The forecast map can be summed up in one word "summer"!!!.......High pressure will be along and over the west coast through Friday.........Northern California, other than the coast, will be mostly sunny and hot.......There will be a some afternoon cumulus clouds over the mountains.........Temperatures will be running 10 to 15 degrees above normal.........The north valley will have it's first 100 degree weather of the year with some areas hitting 102 to 105........Winds will be light........The heat will break late Saturday and Sunday as a weak upper level low pressure area rides northward up the west side of the high pressure ridge.........This will weaken the high and push marine air through the Delta........The system will also bring isolated showers and thunderstorms to the foothills and mountains Saturday and Sunday...........Normal high and low temperatures for May 30-June 6 (high/low)...Redding 87/59, Chico 86/54, Quincy 79/41, Chester 74/40, Susanville 76/44, Grass Valley 76/50, Weaverville 83/44, Mt. Shasta 71/45, Yreka 79/45, Alturas 74/40.****The weather discussion is provided courtesy of Chris Fontana, aka "The Old Forecaster".....Chris is a retired National Weather Service meterologist who specialized in fire weather forecasting in Northern California for over 30 years!......He posts daily weather discussions on his website, The Northern California Weather Blog.****  • 
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Summary / Temperature Wind Rain/Melted Snow Cloud Level
clear, Heavy thunderstorm
Heavy thunderstorm

43.2°F Colder 2.7°F than last hour.
Cold
Currently 43.2, Max: 44.5, Min: 43.2

Feels like:
43°F
Temp rate:
-2.7°F  
24-hrs ago:
47.2°F
24-hr diff:
-4°FColder 4°F than yesterday at this time.
Temp: Today Yesterday
High: 44.5°F
12:00am
67.1°F
3:54pm
Low: 43.2°F
12:28am
37.0°F
6:42am
NWS: High Low
Normal: 66.2°F 33.8°F
Record: 89.6°F 21.2°F
Year: 1997 1986
 Calm SSE
0.0
Gust: 0.0
0 Bft - Calm
60-Min Avg: Calm
120-Min Avg: Calm
Max Gust: 0.0 mph 5:33pm
Month: 14.0 mph May 17
Today: 7.26 in
Rate (/hr): 18.86 in
Storm Rain: 109.35 in
Yesterday: 102.09 in
May: 115.22 in
Last 7 Days: 102.28 in
Rain Season:1 128.33 in
Rain Days: 58 in 2016
12 rain days in May
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 29.807 inHg Rising 0.02 °F/hr
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 29.810  | Low:  29.800
Humidity: 84 % Increased 2% since last hour.
Humidex: 41.2°F
Dew Point: 38.7°F Decreased 2.1°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 41.3°F
Waning Gibbous
Waning Gibbous, Moon at 19 days in cycle
73%
Illuminated
UV Forecast Last Hour Difference
24 Aug 2016   Very High   8.0   
25 Aug 2016   High   7.4   
26 Aug 2016   High   7.6   
Temperature: -2.7
Humidity: + 2
Barometer: +0.017
Wind Chill Heating Degree Days Sun
Current: 43.2°F
Today: 43.2°F  at 12:28am
Yesterday: 37.0°F
Last Week: 37.6°F
Record: -9.0°F   13-Jan-2013
Today: 0.3
May: 351.1
2016 to Date: 3479.3
Cooling Degree Days
2016 to Date: 0.0
Daylight: Possible hours of Daylight
14:45
:05 Min
Almanac Snow3 Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 5:39am
Sunset: 8:24pm
Moonrise: 12:20am
Moonset: 10:57am
Full Moon: 21 May 2016
New Moon: 03:00 UTC 5 June 2016
Current: Moon age: 19 days,21 hours,56 minutes,73%
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
May: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 2.00 in
0 snow day in May
0 snow day in all 2016.
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.255 kg/m3
Cloud Height: 5562 ft
HIGHS: LOWS:
100.8°F
30-Jul-2015
-9.0°F
13-Jan-2013
Day Time Records
    82.8 F on: Jun 25 2015   13.1F on: Jan 13 2013
Night Time Records
  72.5F on: Jul 11 2014 1.6F on: Jan 13 2013
ICN:1 ISS:Ok CON:4.2 RCP:100%
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
Currently:
-1.0 at 00:30 AM
1 Rain season: July 1st to June 30th.    2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.    3 Snow manually measured
Chester, CA Forecast en Español
 NWS Weather Forecast  -   Tonight's and Thursday's Outlook
Tonight

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.
Mostly Clear

Lo 47 °F
NWS forecast: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Local station forecast: Increasing clouds with little temp. change.
Thursday

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunny

Hi 84 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Thursday

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunny

Hi 84 °F
Thursday
Night
Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 49. West wind 3 to 7 mph.
Clear

Lo 49 °F
Friday

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Sunny

Hi 85 °F
Friday
Night
Friday Night: Clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light south  after midnight.
Clear

Lo 50 °F
Saturday

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83.
Sunny

Hi 83 °F
Saturday
Night
Saturday Night: Clear, with a low around 49.
Clear

Lo 49 °F
Sunday

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.
Sunny

Hi 80 °F
Sunday
Night
Sunday Night: Clear, with a low around 48.
Clear

Lo 48 °F

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Today's Weather Story

Warm temperatures with 100+ degree weather will continue through Saturday, with slightly cooler temperatures expected Sunday and Monday. Maximum temperatures will be about 10-15 degrees or more above normal this week.


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Severe storms possible in Midwest

Bonnie brings heavy rain, gusty winds and dangerous rip currents to portions of the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic

Bonnie is slowly moving towards the Southeast coast. As it does, Bonnie will bring heavy rain and gusty winds to portions of the southeastern United States. Life-threatening surf and rip currents will bring danger to coastal waters this holiday weekend. Isolated flash flooding will be possible in portions of the Carolinas and Virginia through Sunday.

...Deteriorating weather conditions for the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic...

...Numerous showers and storms for the Plains and Rockies...

A change in the weather is coming to the Southeast coast and the Mid-Atlantic region for the remainder of the Memorial Day weekend with a tropical depression headed towards the South Carolina coast. Multiple rounds of showers and occasional thunderstorms are likely to move inland and affect areas from Georgia to the Delmarva Peninsula by Sunday afternoon. Some areas may get a few inches of rain from this event, leading to some run-off and localized flooding issues. The wind impacts should be minimal though.

Heavy rainfall is also expected for the southern plains by Sunday night and Memorial Day with an additional surge of moisture returning northward from the Gulf of Mexico. The southern end of a weakening cold front will stall across Oklahoma and Kansas, keeping scattered showers and thunderstorms plentiful in that area. Local flash flooding will also be possible for portions of the southern and central plains.

Showers and storms will also be possible across the Rockies through the next couple days as a frontal system moves slowly east across the region and weakens. A secondary Pacific cold front is forecast to move across the Intermountain on Sunday and into Monday, bringing another round of scattered showers and storms.

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