The National Weather Service expects an "atmospheric river" of rain from a series of storms that begin Wednesday and continue through the weekend. Here's the detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
Today: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Light and variable wind.
Tonight: Rain after 4 p.m. Low around 48. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Wednesday: Showers, mainly before 4 p.m. High near 60. Breezy, with a southeast wind 24 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Wednesday night: Showers likely, mainly after 4 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. South southeast wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday: Rain. High near 65. South southeast wind 10 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.
Thursday night: Rain. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday: Rain. High near 65. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Friday night: Rain. Cloudy, with a low around 54.
Saturday: Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 62.
Saturday night: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday: Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 62.
Sunday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Monday: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64.
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