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 •  • Here is this week's Weather Discussion: High pressure is slowly building along the west coast, but Now through Sunday a couple of low pressure troughs will move over it and into the Pacific Northwest.......The north end of the state will see a few clouds from these but no showers........The rest of the north state will be sunny.......Now through Sunday temperatures will be normal or a few degrees above and there will be light to moderate north winds........Monday through next week high pressure will be along the coast.......We will have sunny skies with above normal temperatures and light winds...........Normal high and low temperatures for May 23-May 30 (high/low)...Redding 85/56, Chico 84/53, Quincy 75/40, Chester 71/38, Susanville 73/41, Grass Valley 73/47, Weaverville 78/42, Mt. Shasta 69/41, Yreka 75/43, Alturas 72/38.****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.
Currently 43.2, Max: 44.5, Min: 43.2

Feels like:
Temp rate:
24-hrs ago:
24-hr diff:
-4°FColder 4°F than yesterday at this time.
Temp: Today Yesterday
High: 44.5°F
Low: 43.2°F
NWS: High Low
Normal: 66.2°F 33.8°F
Record: 89.6°F 21.2°F
Year: 1997 1986
 Calm SSE
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
UV Forecast Last Hour Difference
29 May 2016   High   7.8   
30 May 2016   Very High   8.7   
31 May 2016   Very High   9.0   
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
: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
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
-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 Memorial Day's Outlook

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Partly Cloudy

Lo 44 °F
NWS forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 44. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Local station forecast: Increasing clouds with little temp. change.
Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

Hi 78 °F
NWS forecast: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
 NWS Short Term Weather Forecast
Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

Hi 78 °F
Monday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming northeast after midnight.
Mostly Clear

Lo 50 °F

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. East southeast wind around 6 mph.

Hi 80 °F
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. West southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm  in the evening.
Mostly Clear

Lo 50 °F

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Hi 81 °F
Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.
Mostly Clear

Lo 46 °F

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Hi 80 °F
Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.
Mostly Clear

Lo 47 °F

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Today's Weather Story

NorCal will undergo a warming trend today into next week with Monday and Tuesday being the hottest days. If you have plans in the Sierra, there is a chance of afternoon showers and possible thunderstorms today and Sunday, mainly at the higher elevations near the crest.

Are you planning fun on or near the water this Memorial Day Weekend? The water in local rivers, lakes and streams is very cold at this time of year. Even short term exposure to cold water can cause hypothermia. Hypothermia occurs when the body’s core temperature falls below normal, which could become fatal. Seek help immediately if you see anyone suffering from the symptoms of hypothermia! Always wear a life vest and have other flotation gear handy when in the water. Children in particular should always wear a life vest and be monitored closely.

With thunderstorms in the forecast for this holiday weekend, here are a few tips on lightning safety!

With temperatures warming this holiday weekend, here are a few reminders about beating the heat!

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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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NOTE: The HPC National Forecast Map above, provides an overview of today’s national weather with an emphasis on certain hazardous and significant weather. It summarizes forecasts from several NCEP Service Centers including the Storm Prediction Center (for severe thunderstorm and tornado outlooks), the National Hurricane Center (for tropical storm and hurricane forecasts), and the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (for information concerning heavy rainfall, flooding, winter weather, and general weather). With an overlaid frontal forecast, this display serves as a great overview of the weather for the current day! The National Forecast Map is prepared twice daily at the Hydrometeorological Prediction Center.

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