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Employee Tom Bryan, left, and owner Mel Marshall raise blowing flags outside Sacramento Flags Works at 30th and D Streets. The wind is expected to kick up a little.

Cooling trend expected in Sacramento area

Published: Tuesday, May. 21, 2013 - 6:45 am
Last Modified: Saturday, May. 25, 2013 - 9:48 am

A cold front moving into Northern California is expected to bring much cooler temperatures for the remainder of the week.

The National Weather Service notes that the cool temperatures arrive after a warm start to the work week. Monday's high temperature on Monday in Sacramento was 92 degrees, which was 10 degrees above normal.

Highs today in the north state are expected to be 10-to-15 degrees cooler than Monday. As the cold front passes, further cooling is predicted to occur later in the week.

The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. West northwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Memorial Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Call The Bee's Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079. Follow him on Twitter @Lindelofnews.

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