Old Forecaster: Redding Area Weather Outlook for Aug. 29 – Sept. 4, 2011

Weather Discussion: Monday (the 29th) will be sunny with temperatures once again near the 100-degree mark. Tuesday and Wednesday will be sunny with a few high clouds on Wednesday. Temperatures will be cooling with Redding’s high temperature on Wednesday 90 to 94. Thursday high pressure begins to rebuild along the west coast.

Redding will have sunny skies Thursday through the weekend with temperatures warming back into the upper 90s by the weekend (the 3rd and 4th). Gusty northerly winds are expected Thursday and part of Friday.

Extended Weather Outlook, Sept. 5 through Sept. 12: High pressure will continue along the coast and over the north state. Redding will be sunny with high temperature mid to upper 90s at the start of the period cooling to the lower 90s by the 10th to 12th.

REDDING WEATHER ALMANAC

Monday, August 29
Normal high temperature: 97. Record high for this date: 109, in 1988.
Normal low temperature: 62. Record low for this date: 50, in 1946.

Sunday, September 4th
Normal high temperature: 96. Record high for this date: 115, in 1988.
Normal low temperature: 60 Record low for this date 45 in 1947

We will lose 15 minutes of daylight this week:
Sunrise on August 29 is 6:34 a.m. with sunset 7:47 p.m.
Sunrise on September 4 is 6:39 a.m. with sunset 7:37 p.m.

-The Old Forecaster

Chris Fontana, aka The Old Forecaster, started his career as a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Sacramento. After four years as a weather officer in the U.S. Air Force, Chris transferred to the NWS office in Redding, where he was the meteorologist in charge from 1976 until the office closed in 1996. From 1996 until his 2005 retirement, he was the meteorologist in charge of the U.S. Forest Service Predictive Service Unit. Chris and his wife Jane have been married over 40 years and he works as a window covering installer in her business, Westwood Window Coverings.

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Chris Fontana
-- a.k.a. "the Old Forecaster" -- started his career as a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Sacramento. After four years as a weather officer in the USAF he transferred to the NWS office in Redding. He was the meteorologist in charge of the Redding office from 1976 until it closed in 1996. From 1996 until his retirement in 2005, he was the meteorologist in charge of the USFS Predictive Service Unit. Chris and his wife Jane have been married over 40 years and he works as a window covering installer in her business, Westwood Window Coverings.
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