Sacramento had late-summer raindrops this morning as a small weather system pivoted into Northern California, according to the National Weather Service.
Showers and isolated thunderstorms are predicted for areas mostly south and east of the northern Sacramento Valley today. The weak system will head to the east tonight, making way for sunny skies through the weekend.
The high today is expected to be 90 degrees in downtown Sacramento, which is the normal maximum for early September.
The advance forecast from the National Weather Service:
Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. South wind 5 to 8 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Monday Sunny, with a high near 88.
Monday night Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.
Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 93.
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