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LaPrincess Chappell of Sacramento struggles to hold her umbrella under windy conditions in this 2011 file photo. The wind returns this week in Sacramento, and perhaps a little rain.

Cooler with a breeze in store for Sacramento region

Published: Tuesday, Sep. 24, 2013 - 8:20 am

A low pressure system is moving into Northern California, bringing with it cooler weather and plenty of wind.

Windy conditions are forecast by the National Weather Service for Wednesday through Friday. Gusts are forecast to hit 21 mph on Wednesday and 32 mph on Thursday in the Sacramento region.

Temperatures are expected to decrease. On Monday, the high in Sacramento was 84 degrees, which is three degrees below normal for late September. On Wednesday and Thursday, the daytime high is only supposed to be in the low-to-mid 70s.

High pressure is predicted to build into the region over the weekend, putting an end to breezy north winds.

The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS:

Today: Sunny, with a high near 79. South southwest wind around 11 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southwest wind 6 to 10 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. North northwest wind 5 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76. North northwest wind 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 32 mph.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 54. Breezy.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 86.


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

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