Little overall change in temperature is expected today in the Sacramento region.
On Monday the daytime high reached 91 degrees in downtown Sacramento, which is the normal maximum reading for late August. Today's predicted high: 93 degrees.
A Red Flag warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for the northern Sierra Nevada and southern Cascade regions as southwest winds strengthen this afternoon.
The gusty winds and low humidity mean increased fire danger for the north state.
The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region:
Today: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 59. South wind 3 to 8 mph.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 94. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 58.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 87.
Friday night: Clear, with a low around 55.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 56.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Labor Day: Sunny, with a high near 93.
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