The National Weather Service is predicting isolated showers and thunderstorms tonight and early Sunday morning as monsoonal moisture arrives in the Central Valley.
Today is supposed to be partly sunny with a high of 88 degrees, but temperatures are expected to drop to a low of 60 degrees tonight. Sunday may see a bit of rainfall and thunderstorms prior to 11 a.m. but the weather should clear up, resulting in a predicted high of 91 degrees.
The NWS is predicting that this weekend's rainfall will amount to less than a tenth of an inch, but residents should still expect to see lightning.
The forecast for the first few days of the upcoming week shows consistent highs around 95 degrees, with an increase in temperature to highs near 100 degrees on Thursday and Friday.
The 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region:
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. South southwest wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11am. Sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 95.
Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 59.
Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.
Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 60.
Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100.
Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 63.
Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100.
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