Chris Fontana’s Weather Outlook: March 21 – 27

Redding Weather Outlook for Monday (March 21, 2011) through Sunday (March 27). Redding Weather Almanac:  March 21: Normal maximum temperature, 66 degrees.  Record high for this date, 84 in 2004. Normal minimum temperature, 42 degrees. Record minimum for this date, 32 in… Continue Reading


Wet and Windy Wednesday Coming

Weather Discussion for Monday, Feb. 28, 2011:

This morning’s satellite picture shows a storm system moving into the Pacific Northwest with the southern end dragging across Northern California. This is not a major precipitation producer and most of the precip will in the coastal and northern mountains, with light amounts in … Continue Reading

More Snow Coming – and Why

There is a lot of talk about the winter storm about to hit our area, so before I get into today’s discussion I want to give a brief description of the weather patterns that bring snow to low elevations in our Northern California area. There are two types of weather patterns that do this:

The most common pattern is when cold air … Continue Reading