Temperatures continue to heat up today as the Sacramento region heads into a predicted five days of 100-degree weather.
Each day is expected to get a few degrees hotter than the day before as a high pressure system parks over the north state. The two hottest days are expected to be Friday and Saturday.
Some temperatures predicted for Friday and Saturday by the National Weather Service:
n Sacramento: 106 Friday, 105 Saturday.
n Folsom: 107, 109.
n Roseville: 107, 107.
n Elk Grove: 105, 104.
n Davis: 105, 104.
n Auburn: 102, 103.
n Placerville: 102, 102.
The usual place to find relief from sizzling weather is by heading for the hills or the bay. That will work pretty well this time, too.
The high in South Lake Tahoe is expected to reach about 88 degrees over the weekend. And in San Francisco, the influence of ocean will be apparent with a high of 73 forecast for Saturday.
The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region:
Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 64. South wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67. South southwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.
Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 103.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
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