Weather Forecast: An Active Weekend & An Active Next 7 Days
Redding, Chico & Red Bluff
A weakening frontal system is pushing through the Northstate today. Light mountain snow showers will slowly diminish this morning, giving way to mostly sunny skies by the afternoon.
As the frontal boundary breaks apart late this morning skies will slowly begin to clear.
Even with mostly sunny skies this afternoon highs will struggle to make it out of the 40s today.
Our next system dives in late tomorrow morning. There are still a lot of factors that continue to add difficulties to the forecast. One being when do the clouds arrive? We are expecting the clouds to clear out this evening allowing for a cold night. Right now it appears the clouds may move in just before sunrise to lock a lot of this cold air in place. This could then allow for some very low snow levels. This is actually being picked up on on some of our forecast models.
So we will be teetering with snow levels possible down to 1000ft tomorrow if not possibly down to the most northern extent of the valley (Redding).
Showers/snow showers continue to move through Saturday night and into Sunday. It does appear snow levels will slowly climb back above 2000ft as we head into Sunday and into the start of next work week.
Something that we will continue to watch is a very active storm pattern through the next 7-10 days. Forecast models continue to show several, fairly cold, storms impacting the Northstate in this period of time. So as usual stayed tuned for the latest forecast details.
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