Cooler temperatures forecast for today and rain for tomorrow in Sacramento

Published: Friday, Sep. 20, 2013 - 6:58 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Significantly cooler temperatures are forecast for today and into the weekend as a wet weather system heads toward Northern California.

The approaching system is predicted to lower daytime maximum temperatures into the mid-80s today and the low 70s on Saturday in Sacramento.

The National Weather Service is calling for a 60 percent chance of rain in Sacramento on Saturday, beginning after 11 a.m. Forecasters say that the Sacramento region could get between a tenth and a quarter-of-an-inch of rain.

The second half of the weekend should be sunny, according to the NWS. Sunday’s weather forecast looks splendid: sunny, 77 degrees and a breeze.

The seven-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. South-southeast wind 5 to 13 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Saturday: Showers likely, mainly after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 72. South-southwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Saturday night: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming lighter from the south in the evening.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light north wind becoming north-northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

An interactive five-day forecast can be found at sacbee.com/weather .


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

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