JOSÉ LUIS VILLEGAS / jvillegas@sacbee.com

A view from an eastern portion of the Folsom Lake on Friday evening illustrates its low water level. Monsoonal moisture may bring some sprinkles in the valley tonight and Tuesday morning.

Monsoonal moisture may bring overnight rain to Sacramento

Published: Monday, Jul. 22, 2013 - 10:56 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Sacramento is expected to continue to cool today, prior to a chance overnight showers with the capability to ruin a weekend car wash.

The high temperatures the past three days went this way: 100 on Friday, 101 on Saturday and 96 on Sunday. Look for a deep dip today with only 89 degrees forecast for the Sacramento region.

Meanwhile, according to the National Weather Service, monsoonal moisture will spread into the area from the south, delivering a chance of thunderstorms in the Sierra Nevada and perhaps some sprinkles in the valley tonight and Tuesday morning.

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

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southeast wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west southwest in the morning.

Tonight: A slight chance of sprinkles after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64. Southwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Tuesday: A slight chance of sprinkles before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind around 9 mph.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 11 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 96. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 63.

Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 63.

Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

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

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