MT SHASTA towers over neighboring mountains, it tends to “create its own weather.” Moisture condenses on the mountain forming lenticular clouds, so even on clear days the mountain can be covered by clouds. Weather conditions can change rapidly on the mountain, especially in winter.
AVALANCHE DANGER: .........
The Five Red Flags of Avalanche Danger any time of year include: 1) Recent/current avalanche activity 2)Thumping sounds or shooting cracks 3) Recent/current heavy snowfall 4) Strong winds transporting snow 5) Rapid warming or rain on snow. (Info from Mt Shasta Avalanche Center)This year has been very dry for Mt Shasta and the Sierra Nevada.
|June||23||Friday Sunny, with a high near 40. West southwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light in the afternoon.|
|June||23||Friday Night Clear, with a low around 39. West northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming east southeast after midnight.|
|June||24||Saturday Sunny, with a high near 39. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 6 mph in the afternoon.|
|June||24||Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 37. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph becoming southeast 16 to 21 mph in the evening. Winds could gust as high as 31 mph.|
|June||25||Sunday A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 37. South wind 7 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.|
|June||25||Sunday Night A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly clear, with a low around 32. Breezy.|
|June||26||Monday Sunny, with a high near 32. Windy.|
|June||26||Monday Night Clear, with a low around 31. Windy.|
|June||27||Tuesday Sunny, with a high near 31. Breezy.|
|June||27||Tuesday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 30.|
|June||28||Wednesday Sunny, with a high near 34.|
|June||28||Wednesday Night Clear, with a low around 34.|
|June||29||Thursday Sunny, with a high near 38. Windy.|