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.

Partly Cloudy

55°F

13°C

Humidity 40%
Wind Speed ESE 29 MPH
Barometer 30.14 in (1020.66 mb)
Dewpoint 32°F (0°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 08 Mar 01:52 PM PST
Extended Forecast for

Chico CA

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.  New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    Showers and
    Breezy

    High: 56 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 43 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  High near 54. Southeast wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers

    High: 54 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Mostly 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 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. 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 11pm.  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

This Afternoon
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Breezy, with a southeast wind around 24 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Southeast wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tuesday
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 11am. Some of the storms could produce small hail. High near 54. Southeast wind 17 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly 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 11am, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm between 11am and 5pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. 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 11pm. 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)
1:39 pm PST Mar 8, 2021
2pm PST Mar 8, 2021-6pm PDT Mar 14, 2021
 
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