Last week of Sacramento area summer going out with a whimper

Published: Monday, Sep. 16, 2013 - 7:03 am
Last Modified: Friday, Oct. 11, 2013 - 5:49 pm

The final week of summer is expected to be mild without a hint of triple-digit heat in Sacramento.

Today’s temperature is forecast to be in the high 80s. The hottest day of the week could be Thursday when the daytime high in the Sacramento region is expected to reach 90, according to the National Weather Service.

Looking far ahead, maximum temperatures are expected to drop at least 10 degrees by Saturday. A weekend weather system could also bring a chance of light rain north of Interstate 80.

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

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

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 60. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 59. South southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 78.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 82.


Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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