Cooler temperatures in the forecast for Sacramento region

Published: Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 - 6:23 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Cooler temperatures are in the forecast for Sacramento today.

The high temperature today is expected to hover around 88 degrees. Overnight, temperatures will dip into the low-60s range.

"It's a degree or two below normal for this time of year," said weather service forecaster Stefanie Henry.

Meanwhile, the smoke from the Rim Fire burning west of Yosemite National Park will blow into the Lake Tahoe area, but will not be affecting Sacramento, Henry said.

Here's the seven-day forecast:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 88. Calm wind becoming west southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 60. West southwest wind around 7 mph becoming south in the evening.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 6 mph.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

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