We're tracking showers and thunderstorms across the region this morning, but the active weather will subside early this morning. Eastern Butte County, and Tehama County have both had thunderstorm activity early today, with small hail being reported in several areas. Snow levels have dipped to around 4500' in the Sierra early today, but the potential for active weather is quickly heading East this morning. Most areas look dry after 9am, but some scattered snow showers could continue into the early afternoon for the Sierra. Temperatures have dipped into the mid 50's for the valley this morning, and into the high 30's to high 40's in the mountains. High temperatures are projected to climb into the mid to high 60's this afternoon, and into the mid 50's in most mountain areas. Winds will be out of the North from 15 to 25mph this afternoon, with gusts to 35mph.
Dry weather, and a significant warming trend are ahead through Saturday. Valley areas are projected to climb into the 80's on Saturday afternoon, and will then stay in the mid to high 70's on Sunday. The next chance for showers will be in higher elevations late Sunday night into early Monday morning, but that does not look impressive. Mild weather continues for Monday and Tuesday in all of Northern California. A drop in temperatures, and the potential for showers will return to the region on Wednesday of next week. I hope everyone stays safe on the slick roads this morning, is ready for the warmer weather ahead, and has a great Thursday!