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Storm Tracker Forecast: Very Wet & Windy Weather Ahead

We're staying warm and mild on Wednesday, but another substantial wet system is moving in for the end of your work week.

Posted: Dec 3, 2019 6:27 PM
Updated: Dec 3, 2019 6:40 PM

We had mostly dry and warmer weather across Northern California for your Tuesday. Clearing skies and lighter winds will help to result in cooler temperatures in our region overnight. Valley areas mostly topped out in the mid 60's this afternoon, and mountain areas ended up in the mid 40's to low 50's. Winds will only be up to around 10mph out of the North this evening. Temperatures are projected to fall into the high 30's to mid 40's in the valley overnight, and mountain areas will end up in the mid 20's to low 30's on Wednesday morning.

Cloudy skies and mostly dry weather will continue on Wednesday. Temperatures will range in the high 50's to low 60's in the valley on Wednesday afternoon, and mountain areas will top out in the 40's. Another very wet system will be approaching the West Coast on Thursday and will start to bring a slight chance for showers to our region on Thursday afternoon.

Very wet and windy weather is projected to return to Northern California on Friday and that will last into Sunday morning. A Winter Storm Watch is set to take effect at 4pm Friday afternoon and will stay in place through 1pm on Sunday for portions of the Sierra above 5500'. This Winter Storm Watch could very well be upgraded to a Winter Storm Warning as we get closer to Friday. Snow levels will range from around 5000' to 6500' with this incoming storm and several feet of snow will be possible along the higher peaks. Heavy rain will be likely in lower elevations. Up to around 2 and a half inches of rain will be possible in the valley, and mountain areas will see between 2 to 4 and a half inches of rain from Friday morning through Sunday morning. Winds will become stronger, and gusts upwards of 40mph out of the South can be expected on Friday and Saturday. Temperatures will end up in the mid 50's in the valley from Friday through your weekend. Mountain areas will mostly end up in the low to mid 40's this weekend, but higher elevations will stay in the 30's. Dry weather and average temperatures are currently projected to return as we head into next week.

California Coronavirus Cases

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Confirmed Cases: 914888

Reported Deaths: 17460
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Los Angeles3020777027
Riverside669931303
San Bernardino633671073
Orange589801454
San Diego55210877
Kern33928416
Fresno30969439
Sacramento25601491
Santa Clara24425392
Alameda23471462
San Joaquin21729489
Contra Costa18763242
Stanislaus17714398
Tulare17590288
Ventura14330165
Imperial12967336
San Francisco12189140
Monterey1141990
San Mateo11198159
Santa Barbara9827122
Merced9531155
Sonoma9494136
Kings826483
Solano744576
Marin7096129
Madera503774
Placer420757
San Luis Obispo417432
Yolo321959
Butte309552
Santa Cruz280825
Napa196616
Shasta195431
Sutter186512
San Benito144215
El Dorado13514
Yuba132310
Mendocino113621
Tehama8928
Lassen7661
Lake69816
Glenn6713
Nevada6238
Humboldt56810
Colusa5516
Calaveras34218
Amador33116
Tuolumne2754
Inyo23115
Siskiyou2050
Del Norte1801
Mono1802
Mariposa792
Plumas700
Modoc360
Trinity270
Sierra60
Alpine30
Unassigned00
Chico
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 63°
Oroville
Clear
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Hi: 77° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
Paradise
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 71° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 63°
Chester
Clear
35° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 37°
Feels Like: 35°
Red Bluff
Clear
52° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 52°
Willows
Clear
63° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 43°
Feels Like: 63°
The weather over northern California has finally calmed substantially. Although it would be fantastic to have valley rain and mountain snow, we have some exceptional weather ahead for the end of October and beginning of November.
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