While today's weather is expected to pleasant, the National Weather Service is calling attention to a brief but ferocious hot spell just ahead.
The high temperature in Sacramento on Monday was 89 degrees, a few degrees above normal for early June. Overnight, the delta breeze cooled things down.
Today's high is expected to reach 88 degrees. Then, the warm-up begins with a strong high pressure system building over the region.
Temperatures in the 100s are expected Friday and Saturday. Saturday is predicted to be a record-breaking scorcher with 109 degrees forecast for Sacramento.
The weather cools on Sunday with temperatures dipping about 14 degrees into the mid-90s in the Sacramento region.
The detailed forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 8 to 14 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 8 mph.
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 60. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. West southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.
Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.
Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 109.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 67.
Sunday:Sunny, with a high near 95.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 92.
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