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Storm Tracker Forecast: Mountain thunderstorms Monday

Strong heat lasts through Monday with mountain thunderstorms on Monday. The heat backs off by mid-week.

Posted: Aug 9, 2020 5:30 PM

Today has been hot & sunny with a only a handful of thunderstorms in the Sierra, most south of our area. Tomorrow we will see the same heat, but the thunderstorms will be more widespread. Thunderstorms will be likely across the Sierra-Cascades with the best chances from Susanville to Reno. Thundestorms will alos be possible in the Coastal Mountains as well and near Mt Shasta. Main concerns with these stroms will be flash flooding and lightning-caused fires.

Widespread triple-digit heat today and Monday will end on Tuesday. The Centrral Valley should see highs staying in the 90s and thejn even Redding should stay in the 90s by Wednesday with Chico possible seeing a high of 94 or 95 on Wednesday.

Thursday and Friday will gradually warm back up with plenty of sunshine.

Triple-digit heat could return by the weekend.

California Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 3566914

Reported Deaths: 52158
CountyCasesDeaths
Los Angeles119192321435
Riverside2894503767
San Bernardino2866072874
Orange2612203917
San Diego2600913284
Santa Clara1106211777
Kern102627827
Fresno953931443
Sacramento932811472
Alameda806681242
Ventura77623844
San Joaquin665691101
Contra Costa62248681
Stanislaus56132946
Tulare47784758
Monterey42138328
San Mateo38998515
San Francisco34260412
Santa Barbara31805411
Solano30024164
Merced28915397
Sonoma28141298
Imperial26903591
Kings21955218
Placer19763232
San Luis Obispo19612227
Madera15467209
Santa Cruz14588183
Marin13136197
Yolo12834185
Shasta10985174
Butte10962160
El Dorado9095100
Napa903869
Sutter884597
San Benito576759
Yuba573337
Lassen560119
Tehama508152
Nevada396074
Tuolumne394659
Mendocino379643
Amador346341
Humboldt318033
Lake315641
Glenn222523
Colusa212813
Calaveras190547
Siskiyou174014
Inyo128737
Mono12114
Del Norte9875
Plumas6536
Modoc4524
Mariposa3957
Trinity3675
Sierra990
Alpine810
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 38°
Feels Like: 59°
Oroville
Clear
65° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 65°
Chico
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 61° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 59°
Red Bluff
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 48° Lo: 16°
Feels Like: 61°
Red Bluff
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 35°
Feels Like: 61°
Chico
Clear
59° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 34°
Feels Like: 59°
We've got a sunny & warm forecast ahead this week but a good chance for some rain (finally!) by the end of the week.
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