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Storm Tracker Forecast: More heat & more haze today

Heat and haze were on the menu today but a cool-down is in the works for next week.

Posted: Sep 20, 2020 5:36 PM
Updated: Sep 20, 2020 5:41 PM

Today the heat has made a comeback with many reaching the 90s. The haze is also back, reducing air quality for many due to light winds.

Tomorrow winds could get a little breezy but overall to remain light. This means more smoky haze.

A trough of low pressure will also pass to our north which could bring a few clouds to our area by Wdnesday but mostly it will keep temperatures dropping a few degrees each day through the week. Many in the valley drop into the upper-to-mid 80s on Monday and by Thursday most in the valley will have high temperatures in the low-80s which could last into Friday.

A strong ridge of high pressure will then set-up on Saturday which will bring back the heat with some in the north valley possibly reaching 100 degrees on the weekend. This strong ridge of high pressure could last into the following week which would lead to several days of dry, hot weather.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 886939

Reported Deaths: 17167
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles2904866944
Riverside650561275
San Bernardino609451065
Orange576351423
San Diego53263863
Kern33551413
Fresno30220430
Sacramento24811474
Santa Clara23591382
Alameda22932435
San Joaquin21436484
Contra Costa18273238
Stanislaus17403394
Tulare17317279
Ventura13930160
Imperial12610336
San Francisco11969137
Monterey1115884
San Mateo10918157
Santa Barbara9671119
Merced9386153
Sonoma9016134
Kings817383
Solano720574
Marin7036127
Madera492873
San Luis Obispo408032
Placer402355
Yolo309958
Butte302651
Santa Cruz272524
Napa190814
Sutter182112
Shasta178629
San Benito141114
El Dorado13024
Yuba128010
Mendocino111121
Tehama7938
Lassen7611
Lake67815
Glenn6473
Nevada5988
Humboldt5609
Colusa5486
Calaveras33917
Amador31316
Tuolumne2574
Inyo21815
Siskiyou1860
Del Norte1751
Mono1752
Mariposa782
Plumas610
Modoc270
Trinity250
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Chico
Scattered Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 75°
Oroville
Scattered Clouds
76° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 76°
Paradise
Scattered Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 75°
Chester
Clear
50° wxIcon
Hi: 60° Lo: 33°
Feels Like: 50°
Red Bluff
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 75°
Willows
Scattered Clouds
75° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 75°
Very strong winds and dry conditions are driving critical fire danger today. A Red Flag Warning for high fire danger, a Wind Advisory, and a Freeze Warning are all in effect for the start of your Thursday.
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