Hector Amezcua / hamezcua@sacbee.com

Ronyn Paredes, 14, has the flag fly on his face as he and other members of the MCROTC at Kennedy High School put flags away during a windy Thursday afternoon on Dec. 19, 2013 in Sacramento. Windy conditions arrived again today, with a high wind advisory in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday with north winds from 20-to-30 mph forecast. Breezy conditions are expected to subside in the evening.

Windy weather to buffet Sacramento all day

Published: Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014 - 8:03 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Gusty northerly winds should continue throughout the day in the Sacramento region.

While the morning hours are expected to be chilly with the brisk winds causing flags to fly horizontal and drivers to grip steering wheels firmly with both hands, Tuesday afternoon is forecast to be warm. A high of 72 degrees is predicted for Sacramento.

A high wind advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Tuesday with north winds from 20-to-30 mph forecast. Breezy conditions are expected to subside in the evening.

National Weather Service predictions of mid-day sustained winds:

Sacramento: 24 mph

Chico: 18

Roseville: 16

Grass Valley: 14

Blue Canyon: 20

Donner Pass: 16

Kyburz: 14

Woodland: 28

Fairfield: 25

Lodi: 17

Mild temperatures are expected for the remainder of the week with no rain in the NWS forecast for the Sacramento region.

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

Today: Sunny, with a high near 72. Breezy, with a north northwest wind 22 to 24 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 44. North wind 7 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Light and variable wind.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 77.


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

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