Storm Tracker Forecast: The rain leaves and the heat returns

The rare August downpours leave us with increasing temperatures through Wednesday and full sunshine in the Valley.

Posted: Aug 10, 2019 6:42 PM
Updated: Aug 10, 2019 6:42 PM

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portion of the valley and in the mountains. not only has it been stormy, but we have made history. severe thunderstorm warnings have never been issued in the north sacramento valley in the month of august until last night. we had one issued last night and one earlier today, making it the first ever issued in august since records began in 1986. despite the two severe-warned storms, there has been an abundance of lightning across the valley and the mountains. this is bad for fire danger and has already caused numerous vegetation fires. the good news is we have also seen a lot of rain from this system. so if the lightning-caused fires are put out quickly, then the unexpected rainfall during the dry season should help dampen fire danger in some locations due to a higher soil moisture. as we go into next week, the sunshine returns with the temperatures climbing higher each day. we'll top off in the upper-90s in chico and redding on wednesday before another system swings down from the north on thursday, dropping our temperatures again. this is expected to be brief and not nearly as powerful as the system we are currently dealing with, so don't expect high temperatures to go dipping into the 80s in the north valley. but we can at least see highs in the low-90s in the valley. next weekend the heating trend looks to return yet again. thanks darren coming up in sports... the san fransisco giants take on the phillies... how did they fair... we will have the highlights... plus if you build it, he will come." major league baseball will put that famous "field of dreams" quote to the test in 2020... stay with us. issued last night and one earlier today, making it the first ever issued in august since records began in 1986. despite the two severe-warned storms, there has been an abundance of lightning across the valley and the mountains. this is bad for fire danger and has already caused numerous vegetation fires. the good news is we have also
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