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 •  • Here is today's Weather Discussion: ***COOLER AND WETTER***Not normal mid July weather over the next week...but it will be a nice break after the last few weeks........The low pressure area continues to move slowly eastward and will be approaching the coast late today and then be over Central and Northern California Wednesday and Thursday........The low will weaken and move east of our area Friday.......Clouds will increase over the north state today with showers and thunderstorms over the foothills and mountains and isolated activity possible in the valley........Wednesday and Thursday we will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with showers and thunderstorms........The activity will be widespread over the foothills and mountains with isolated activity in the valley........Temperatures will be cooling and Thursday and Friday will be 12 to 28 degrees below normal........The showers will taper off Friday........Saturday another weak low pressure trough will be approaching the coast........This will bring isolated showers and thunderstorms to the higher elevations of the north state........Monday this low will be east of our area and high pressure will begin to rebuild along the coast........Normal high and low temperatures for July 6-July 13 (high/low):...Redding/Red Bluff 99/67, Chico 97/61, Quincy 89/44, Chester 84/44, Susanville 88/50, Grass Valley 86/55, Weaverville 94/49, Mt. Shasta 85/50, Yreka 90/51, Alturas 88/45.****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, Dry
Dry

70.8°F Warmer 1.8°F than last hour.
Warm
Currently 70.8, Max: 70.8, Min: 53.1

Feels like:
77°F
Temp rate:
+1.8°F  
24-hrs ago:
79.2°F
24-hr diff:
-8.4°FColder 8.4°F than yesterday at this time.
Temp: Today Yesterday
High: 70.8°F
10:24am
89.9°F
1:15pm
Low: 53.1°F
5:46am
51.1°F
6:16am
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: 1.0 mph 8:03am
Month: 19.0 mph Jul 3
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
Last
Rain:
7/3/2015
4:53 PM
July: 1.71 in
Last 7 Days: 1.71 in
Rain Season:1 1.71 in
Rain Days: 40 in 2015
3 days since last rain.
Barometer ( inHg) Humidity/Dew Point Moon
Barometer: 29.706 inHg  
1-Hr Trend: Steady
3-Hr Trend: Steady
High: 29.737  | Low:  29.662
Humidity: 46 % Decreased 12% since last hour.
Humidex: 72.7°F
Dew Point: 49.0°F Decreased 4.3°F since last hour.
Wetbulb: 59.0°F
Waning Gibbous
Waning Gibbous, Moon at 20 days in cycle
63%
Illuminated
UV Forecast Last Hour Difference
7 Jul 2015   Very High   9.2   
8 Jul 2015   Very High   9.1   
9 Jul 2015   Very High   9.3   
Temperature: +1.8
Humidity: -12
Barometer: 0.000
Heat Index Cooling Degree Days Sun
Current: 77.0°F
Today: 77.1°F  10:14am
Yesterday: 86.7°F
Last Week: 93.7°F
Record: 94.5°F   19-Jul-2014
Today: 0.0
July: 35.6
2015 to Date: 121.1
Heating Degree Days
2015 to Date: 3303.3
Daylight: Possible hours of Daylight
14:55
:00 Min
Almanac Snow3 Station All Time Records Fire Risk
Sunrise: 5:42am
Sunset: 8:37pm
Moonrise: 11:49pm
Moonset: 12:05am
Full Moon: 2 July 2015
New Moon: 01:25 UTC 16 July 2015
Current: Moon age: 20 days,22 hours,21 minutes,63%
Today: 0.00 in
Yesterday: 0.00 in
July: 0.00 in
Season Total:2 0.00 in
Snow Depth: 0.00 in
0 snow day in July
0 snow day in all 2015.
Outside Now
Air Density: 1.184 kg/m3
Cloud Height: 9522 ft
HIGHS: LOWS:
99.3°F
01-Jul-2014
-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:0 ISS:Ok CON:4.2 RCP:97%
Chandler Burning Index
Chandler Burning Index: LOW
Currently:
24.3 at 10:25 AM
1 Rain season: July 1st to June 30th.    2 Snow season July 1st to June 30th.    3 Snow manually measured
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Issued by: National Weather Service Sacramento, CA
Last Update's and 's Outlook

NWS forecast:
Local station forecast: Mostly cloudy and cooler. precipitation possible within 12 hours, possibly heavy at times. windy.

NWS forecast:
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Today's Weather Story

A low pressure area off the coast and monsoonal moisture in the area will continue afternoon and evening thunderstorms all week. As the low pressure moves inland the thunderstorm activity will increase Tuesday through Thursday. Some storms may reach the Sacramento Valley, mainly North of Interstate 80 Wednesday night through Thursday. The storms are expected to be very wet over the higher elevations with some rainfall associated with the thunderstorms in the valley. Local impacts from the thunderstorm may include heavy rain, hazardous travel, mudslides, and frequent and dangerous lightning. Temperatures will cool thru Thursday to below normal values.

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Heavy rain could bring flash flooding to parts of southern Plains

Showers and thunderstorms associated with a slow-moving frontal system will bring heavy rainfall to parts of the southern Plains and mid-Mississippi Valley, which could result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected across parts of northern Texas and southern Oklahoma. Some locations could see rainfall rates of up to 2 inches per hour.

***Stormy weather from the southern Plains to the Great Lakes***

***Heavy rain event for parts of the southern Plains***

***Hot conditions for much of the western U.S.***

The weather pattern over the nation through Wednesday will feature a cold front tracking southeastward across the Midwest and Great Lakes, and a weakening warm front over the Mid-Atlantic region. Pleasant weather will settle in behind this boundary and humidity levels will be more comfortable.

This cold front will likely have the greatest impacts over parts of Oklahoma and northern Texas as the southern portion of this front stalls over that region. A heavy rainfall event is forecast to continue into Tuesday as deep moisture from the Gulf of Mexico gets lifted upward by the front. Several inches of rainfall is a good possibility for some areas and flash flood watches are in effect from the Texas panhandle to Missouri.

For the western U.S., it will be very warm to hot for many areas from the Pacific Northwest to the Desert Southwest, although not as hot as the past week. This is where an upper level ridge will prevail. Monsoonal moisture in place over the interior West will allow for the development of scattered showers and storms each afternoon.

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Weather History for July 7
 
1905 - The mercury soared to 127 degrees at Parker, AZ, to tie the state record established at Fort Mohave on the 15th of June in 1896. (The Weather Channel)

1915 - A severe wind and thunderstorm caused heavy damage and 38 deaths in and near Cincinnati, OH. Many older buildings were demolished. The steamship Dick Fulton was overturned. (The Weather Channel)

1981 - Montana was in the midst of a snowstorm that dumped ten inches at Glacier National Park, and produced winds to 90 mph. Meanwhile, Denver, CO, set a record high with a reading of 101 degrees. (The Weather Channel)

1987 - Thunderstorms spawned eight tornadoes in Colorado, and three in West Texas. Thunderstorms also produced softball size hail at Bula, TX. In the midst of a record thirty-nine day string of 100 degree days, the temperature at Tucson, AZ, dipped to 66 degrees, marking their third straight record low for the date. (The National Weather Summary) (Storm Data)

1988 - Thirty-eight cities in the north central and northeastern U.S. reported record low temperatures for the date. Youngstown, OH, hit 100 degrees, and for the second day in a row, Flint, MI, reached 101 degrees, equalling all-time records for those two cities. (The National Weather Summary)

1989 - Thunderstorms produced severe weather during the day, with more than 100 reports of large hail and damaging winds from Ohio to Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Thunderstorm winds reached 90 mph in Sullivan County, NH, and golf ball size hail was reported in Pennsylvania. Twenty-four cities, mostly in the southwestern U.S., reported record high temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs of 105 degrees at Cedar City, UT, and 114 degrees at Moab, UT, were all-time records for those locations. (Storm Data) (The National Weather Summary)

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