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  • Randall Benton / RBenton@sacbee.com

    Fairgoers Macy Howell, left, and Julien Espinoza take a ride on the fair's new midway attraction called, 'Vertigo' at the California State Fair at Cal Expo in Sacramento on Friday. Excellent weather is greeting fair patrons, who can expect similar conditions throughout the week.

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    This satellite image, taken today, shows clear skies over a vast portions of the West, extending far into the Pacific Ocean. Resulting conditions are expected to be mild, providing ideal weather for people attending the State Fair as well as other activities. The fine weather and pleasant conditions are expected to remain for much of the coming week.

Mild Sacramento-area temperatures expected for a few days

Published: Saturday, Jul. 13, 2013 - 9:20 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Expect cooler weather as you walk outside today.

The overnight low in Sacramento was 60 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will heat up in the afternoon to 91 degrees today.

"We're forecasting near normal temperatures," said Stefanie Henry, a weather service forecaster in Sacramento.

For State Fair goers, the mild weather may come as a relief. Henry recommends visiting in the morning or in the evening because "the peak temperature is between 2 and 6 p.m."

Starting Monday, the Delta breeze is expected to cool the region even more, pushing high temperatures into the 80s.

Here's the seven-day forecast:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 8 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 55. South southeast wind 6 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Southwest wind around 6 mph.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 56. South wind around 9 mph.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South-southeast wind 7 to 11 mph becoming southwest in the morning.

Monday night: Clear, with a low around 56.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

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