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This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Oct. 7, shows a cold front moving into western Washington and northwestern Oregon with area of light rain. Though Northern California features clear skies, a low-pressure system is expected to move into the region, possibly bringing precipitation by Wednesday.

Warm conditions forecast today in Sacramento area, but rain could be coming

Published: Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 - 6:54 am

Today’s temperatures are expected to be warm and skies clear, there could be some stormy changes mid-week in Northern California.

The National Weather Service is predicting that a low-pressure system will move through the region during the middle of the week, perhaps bringing breezy conditions, cooler temperatures and some valley rain and Sierra snow. Relatively low moisture levels should minimize snow and rain amounts.

So far, the chance of rain in the Sacramento region is pegged at 20 percent on Wednesday, but forecasters say that could change.

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

Today: Sunny, with a high temperature near 84. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. South-southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52. West-northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. North northwest wind around 8 mph.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 73.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 51.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 52.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

An interactive version of the forecast can be found at sacbee.com/weather.


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

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