Get out there and get that trick-or-treating done before the rain arrives in Sacramento around 8 p.m.
That's the advice of the National Weather Service. Forecasters say that a weak storm is expected to begin dropping precipitation in the coastal mountains today around early-to-mid afternoon.
Then the wet weather moves southward to the Sacramento region this evening. Rain is expected to hold off until 8 p.m. or later in Sacramento, according to the NWS.
Rainfall totals are expected to be a quarter of an inch or less in the valley.
The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 69. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming light and variable. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers before 11am. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny, with a high near 70. East southeast wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Saturday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 75.
Sunday night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Monday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 77.
Monday night: Patchy fog after 11pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 49.
Tuesday: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
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