Today will be dry as the Sacramento region transitions into a warm, rain-free weekend.
The high on Wednesday was 61 degrees as a quick-hitting weather event stormed through the area. A total of .22 of an inch of rainfall was recorded downtown.
Today's high is also expected to reach 61 degrees under partly sunny skies. The weekend, according to the National Weather Service, will be sunny with highs approaching 70 degrees.
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento area:
Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 61. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers before 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38. West northwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the evening.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Light north wind becoming northwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 71.
Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 72.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.