Another cold morning has dawned with temperatures dipping again below freezing.
The low at Sacramento's Executive Airport was 31 degrees at 6 a.m. The string of below freezing mornings are expected to end today with the approach of clouds overnight.
The cloudy conditions are associated with a weak weather system that could bring light rain Saturday night and Sunday to the Sacramento region, according to the National Weather Service.
Travel could also be difficult in the Sierra Nevada where perhaps four inches of snow could accumulate. Snow levels are expected to be down to the 3,000-to-4,000 elevation.
The detailed forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
Today: Patchy fog before 10am. Patchy frost before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Calm wind.
Tonight: Patchy fog after 10pm. Patchy frost after 10pm. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light north northeast wind.
Saturday: Patchy fog before 10am. Patchy frost before 10am. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 56. Light north wind.
Saturday night: A 50 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the evening. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 53. Light and variable wind becoming south southeast 5 to 7 mph in the morning.
Sunday night: A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55.
Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 36.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
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