After cooler temperatures last week, Sacramento is ready to heat up, according to the National Weather Service.
"We should be warming up to above normal temperatures by mid-week," said Holly Osborne, a forecaster with the National Weather Service in Sacramento.
The weather service expects temperatures today in the mid-70s before rising to the low-80s on Sunday.
Osborne cited a high pressure system building over the Pacific Ocean, as the reason for the above normal temperatures.
Here's the seven-day forecast:
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light west northwest wind becoming northwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind.
Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57. South wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South wind around 5 mph becoming light and
variable in the morning.
Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 85.
Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.
Wednesday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89.
Thursday Night: Clear, with a low around 58.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 89.
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