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This NOAA satellite image shows cloudiness over the northern and central plains while California stays sunny, warm but with the threat of thunderstorms.

Sacramento area remains warm, under threat of thunderstorms

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 - 6:29 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 - 10:19 am

Temperatures will be a bit cooler today, as the Sacramento region remains under the threat of scattered thunderstorms and showers.

Clouds and the Delta breeze are contributing to the mild weather, National Weather Service forecaster Holly Osborne said. Today's high temperature will hover around 92 degrees. Temperatures will fluctuate in the low-90 range through Thursday.

Here's the seven-day forecast:

Today: Isolated showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind around 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. South wind 6 to 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 9 to 11 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91. South southeast wind around 7 mph.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Sunday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Call The Bee's Richard Chang, (916) 321-1018. Follow him on Twitter @RichardYChang.

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