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Storm Tracker Forecast: Christmas Day will be wet and cold

Highs only reach the 40s Christmas Day with light scattered showers through the morning & early afternoon. The rain leaves us Thursday and briefly returns Sunday before we round out the new year with dry weather, sunny skies and seasonal temperatures.

Posted: Dec 25, 2019 5:26 AM

Your Christmas morning will be cold & wet with snow levels down to 2,000-3,000 feet. Some in the foothills could see a White Christmas later in the morning, but snow totals will only be 1-2 inches with Valley rain only dropping up to a quarter inch of rain. Rain will be light & scattered Christmas morning and Christmas afternoon. By the evening, the rain clears with lingering cloud cover.

The next few days, overnight lows will get near freezing if not below freezing in the Valley with clear nights and sunny days Thurday through Saturday. Highs will stay in the 50s the rest of the week after today.

Clouds move in Saturday afternoon with another weather system moving in on Sunday. The rain with this system will be light and scattered with snow levels 4,000-5,000 feet.

Dry weather follows afeter Sunday with a return to more sunshine. Average high temperatures hold to round out the new year near the mid-50s in the Valley. New Years Eve will see highs in the mid-50s with mostly sunny skies and dry weather. Overnight lows will be near 40.

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Riverside581781189
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Orange533151216
San Diego46610776
Kern31947369
Fresno28336382
Sacramento22269406
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Imperial11835317
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Kings756980
Sonoma7412122
Marin6716118
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Madera448165
Placer357745
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Butte282744
Yolo280355
Santa Cruz23589
Sutter170511
Napa168113
San Benito134511
Yuba11537
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Shasta85617
Lassen7400
Glenn5783
Tehama5605
Lake54911
Nevada5347
Colusa5296
Humboldt5017
Calaveras31714
Amador29616
Tuolumne2274
Inyo18715
Mono1652
Siskiyou1650
Del Norte1391
Mariposa752
Plumas500
Modoc270
Trinity160
Sierra60
Alpine20
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 99° Lo: 62°
Feels Like: 99°
Oroville
Few Clouds
98° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 98°
Paradise
Clear
99° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 64°
Feels Like: 99°
Chester
Clear
82° wxIcon
Hi: 76° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 82°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 101° Lo: 63°
Feels Like: 101°
Willows
Clear
99° wxIcon
Hi: 101° Lo: 61°
Feels Like: 99°
Winds remain strong but will calm down the rest of the week. Widespread triple-digits will still be in the forecast through Wednesday or Thursday.
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