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This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, shows quiet conditions along the West Coast.

Above-normal temperatures in Sacramento this week

Published: Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - 6:50 am

A large high-pressure ridge camped over the West Coast is expected to bring fair skies and above normal temperatures to the Sacramento region.

The National Weather Service predicts little overall change in the weather pattern, describing the days this week as either “mostly sunny,” “mostly clear” or simply “sunny.”

Days are predicted to be pleasantly warm for mid-December. Today’s high temperature is forecast to be in the mid-60s in the Sacramento region.

The average daytime high for this time of year in Sacramento is 10 degrees cooler, about 54 degrees.

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

Today: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Patchy frost before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 4 .am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 38. Light north-northeast wind.

Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 67. Light northwest wind.

Tuesday night: Patchy fog after 10 p.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 39. Calm wind.

Wednesday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Light south wind.

Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Thursday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 58.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 38.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

For an interactive forecast and other information, go to sacbee.com/weather.


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

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