Unsettled Week for the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Plains

An unsettled week is likely for the Western U.S. as a big storm system off the West Coast shifts into the Southwest and Four Corners region. Expect cooler temperatures, locally heavy rain showers for California coastal areas and widespread heavy mountain snow with lowering snow levels. Meanwhile, several days of critical fire weather concerns are expected for the southern High Plains this week. Read More >

Current conditions at

Chico Municipal Airport (KCIC)

Lat: 39.79879°NLon: 121.85795°WElev: 236ft.

Mostly Cloudy

46°F

8°C

Humidity 75%
Wind Speed SE 29 MPH
Barometer 30.06 in (1017.95 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 25.00 mi
Wind Chill37°F (3°C)
Last update 08 Mar 06:48 AM PST
Extended Forecast for

Chico CA

  • Today

    Today: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  High near 54. South southeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely, mainly before 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 41 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  High near 53. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%.

    Showers

    High: 53 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 36 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

    Sunny

    High: 60 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 37 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

    Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South southeast wind 15 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind 11 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
Showers likely, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 10am. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 54. South southeast wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely, mainly before 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 41. Southeast wind 10 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday
A chance of showers before 10am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 10am and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 53. South southeast wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 60.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Friday Night
Clear, with a low around 39.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 66.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.
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Point Forecast:
Chico CA
 39.74°N 121.85°W (Elev. 194 ft)
2:12 am PST Mar 8, 2021
8am PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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