Sacramento temperatures are expected to stay in the mid-90 degree range for the week with clear, sunny skies according to the National Weather Service.
With a high of 96 degrees today, temperatures are not forecast to drop until Monday, with a mild dip into 92 degrees. Those lowered temperatures are predicted to continue on into Wednesday, with a high of 90 degrees. Still, compared to Sacramento's normal of 88 degrees in mid-September, this week's weather is expected to be several degrees higher.
Lows for the week are expected to stay in the lower 60s and upper 50s.
The NWS forecast for downtown:
Today: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 60. West wind around 6 mph becoming south after midnight.
Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. South southwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. South wind around 8 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 92.
Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 91.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90.
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