National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Unseasonably cold temperatures spreading into central U.S.

A strong cold front will usher a much colder air mass into the central and eastern U.S. for the end of the work week. Temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average in some areas. Rain and snow will be possible across the Great Lakes on Friday as the system crosses the area. Heavy snow is possible in the central Appalachians Friday night.

Current Conditions

Shasta Lake Area / Northern Shasta County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Rain in the morning...then rain and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 44 to 56 higher elevations...51 to 61 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds up to 15 mph.
  • Tonight Rain showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms in the evening...then rain showers likely after midnight. Colder. Lows 34 to 46 higher elevations...43 to 51 lower elevations. Light winds.
  • Saturday Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers. Highs 42 to 54 higher elevations...50 to 60 lower elevations. Prevailing northwest winds up to 10 mph shifting to the southwest in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers in the evening. Colder. Lows 28 to 42 higher elevations...38 to 47 lower elevations. Prevailing southwest winds up to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny. Not as cool. Highs 47 to 61 higher elevations...54 to 66 lower elevations. Prevailing northeast winds up to 10 mph.
  • Sunday Night Mostly clear. Lows 33 to 48.
  • Monday Partly cloudy. Warmer. Highs 51 to 66.
  • Monday Night And Tuesday Mostly cloudy. Lows 35 to 49. Highs 52 to 67.
  • Tuesday Night Through Thursday Partly cloudy. Lows 39 to 54. Highs 55 to 70.