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National Weather Service 7-day forecast

NWS Forecast for: Quincy CA
Issued by: National Weather Service Sacramento, CA
Last Update: 5:10 am PDT April 24, 2014

 

 

  • Today Mostly cloudy, with a high near 65. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 12 to 17 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph.

  • Tonight Rain likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 36. South southwest wind 10 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

  • Friday Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 46. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

  • Friday Night Showers likely, mainly before 11pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West northwest wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

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Almanor gets a jump on annual precipitation

Dale Knudsen
Special to Feather Publishing
 

  After our typical dry summer months, autumn has turned unusually wet in the Lake Almanor Basin.

  October and November brought both rain and snow to the area, with very heavy rains arriving the last few days of November.

Read more: Almanor gets a jump on annual precipitation

 

National Weather Service issues flood and high wind warnings

Flood Warning:

Issued at: 3:19 PM PST on December 1, 2012, expires at: 7:20 AM PST on December 03, 2012

The Flood Warning continues for the Susan River at Susanville. from Sunday morning to Monday morning. At 2:00 PM Saturday the stage was 6.2 feet  Flood stage is 12.0 feet.  Moderate flooding is forecast.

Read more: National Weather Service issues flood and high wind warnings

  

PG&E offers tips in preparation for high winds and wet weather

Feather Publishing
11/27/2012
 
In preparation for adverse weather this week, PG&E is providing the following safety tips. Stormy weather throughout the North State will bring gusty winds starting Wednesday and continuing throughout the week.Windy weather and wet or snowy conditions have the potential to cause weather-related outages.

 

Preparing for Power Outages

  • Have battery-operated flashlights and radios with fresh batteries ready. Listen for updates on storm conditions and power outages.
  • If you have a telephone system that requires electricity to work (such as a cordless phone or answering machine), plan for alternate communication - have a standard telephone handset, cellular telephone or pager ready as a back-up.
  • Freeze plastic containers filled with water to make blocks of ice that can be placed in your refrigerator/freezer during an outage to prevent foods from spoiling.

Read more: PG&E offers tips in preparation for high winds and wet weather

 

Weather Discussion; The Old Forecaster

Chris Fontana, "The Old Forecaster" 4/24/2014

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Normal high and low temperatures for this week April 21-April 27 (high/low)...Redding/Red Bluff 73/48, Chico 74/46, Quincy 66/34, Chester 60/30, Susanville 62/35, Grass Valley 63/40, Weaverville 69/35, Mt. Shasta 61/35, Yreka 65/35 Alturas 62/30.
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The cool and unsettled weather will continue for a few more days.  The jetstream continues to run across the Pacific and into Northern California.  Another weak low pressure trough will move through Northern California later today.   Light rain or showers will spread slowly across Northern California.  Snow levels will be 6000 feet or higher.

Friday a cold low pressure area will move across the north state with showers and possible thunderstorms.  Snow levels will be near 5000 feet.  This low will be accompanied by gusty southwest to northwest winds with gusts 25 to 30 mph in the valley and 40 mph over the higher elevations.  The showers will end on the coast range and valley by late afternoon and early evening, but will continue over the northern and eastern mountains until after midnight.

Read more: Weather Discussion; The Old Forecaster

  

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