Storm Tracker Forecast: Sunny & windy Wednesday ahead

Sunny skies and windy weather are ahead for your Wednesday and Thursday. A big drop in temperatures and showers will be on the way for your first weekend in April.

Posted: Mar 31, 2020 6:23 PM

We had some scattered showers and warmer temperatures across northern California on Tuesday. Scattered showers were mostly limited to the very nothern end of hte valley and Northern Mountains, with most other areas reporting dry conditions today. Skies did clear in areas of the mid valley and we had sunny to mostly sunny skies. Temperatures topped out in the mid 60's to low 70's in the valley, in the mid 50's to low 60's in the foothills, and in the 50's in most mountain areas. Winds have been out of the south up to around 15mph. Showers will be possible in higher elevations tonight, but we'll be drying out for your Wednesday.

Sunny to mostly sunny skies and warmer temperatures are on the way for your Wednesday and Thursday. Valley areas will start out in the 30's to 40's, and will end up in the mid 60's to low 70's during that time. Mountain areas will start out in the 20's to 30's and end up in the high 40's to mid 50's for the middle of the week. Gusty north winds can also be expected for your Wednesday and Thursday. Sustained winds will be up to around 15mph, with gusts up to around 30mph. We'll be staying dry and warm on Friday, but clouds will be increasing for the end of your work week.

The latest projections bring a sharp drop in temperatures and wet weather back to northern California this weekend. Showers will spread across our region on Saturday and are projected to continue through Monday. Light to moderate rain and snow showers can be expected on Saturday, with heavier amounts expected for the latter part of your weekend. Snow levels are currently projected to be down to around 5000'. Valley areas will start out in the low to mid 40's this weekend, and will end up in the mid 50's to low 60's for your afternoons. Mountain areas will start out in the 20's to low 30's in the mornings, and end up in the 40's for your afternoons this weekend.

Chico
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 76° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 64°
Oroville
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 76° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 68°
Chico
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 69° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 68°
Red Bluff
Partly Cloudy
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Hi: 52° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 72°
Red Bluff
Clear
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Hi: 75° Lo: 51°
Feels Like: 74°
Chico
Clear
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Hi: 78° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 68°
Stronger winds are prompting a Wind Advisory in the valley today, and driving elevated fire danger for your Tuesday. We'll also have the chance for showers and thunderstorms in the Sierra and foothills. A big warming trend is ahead in your extended forecast.
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