Storm Tracker Forecast: Cooler weather before significant heat later in the week

Low-90s in the valley the next few days but we begin to bake later in the week.

Posted: Aug 17, 2019 6:34 PM

The significant heat has left us and milder weather has returned to the rea. Sunday and Monday temperatures will be at or below average with highs in the low-to-mid 90s in the Valley. However, the cooler weather comes with a price: high fire danger. The delta breeze will be picking up which will cool us off but with stronger winds also comes the threat of fast-spreading fires. And with dry conditions, typical this time of year, we'll have to remain extra cautious over the next few days.

As we go into the week however, high pressure slowly moves back into the area, increasing our temperatures. We'll be baking by Thursdya but how hot will the oven be? We're expecting highs up to 105 in Redding and 101 in Chico on Thursday. Afterwards, there is no relief in sight. Temperatures will temper themselves but only gradually and will still remain above avergae as we go into the weekend.

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Cooler with mountain showers likely this weekend. Gusty winds will prompt a Wind Advisory in the valley on Sunday.
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