Randy Pench / rpench@sacbee.com

The outdoors will be calling this weekend as day get sunny and warm up. Julia Gonzales and Josue Rosas of Clearlake head down the switchbacks following their hike to the Mt. St. Helena summit on Monday, February 24, 2013 near Calistoga, Calif.

After chance of showers, weekend looks great for outdoor activity

Published: Thursday, Apr. 3, 2014 - 6:28 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Except for a slight chance of showers Thursday night and Friday, blue skies will reign in the Sacramento region – especially on the weekend when the high temperature could reach 80 degrees.

A brief period of dry weather today could be threatened Thursday night when a weak weather system moves into the region. Only a chance of showers is predicted for Thursday night and Friday.

After that, drier and warmer weather is forecast by the National Weather Service through the weekend and into next week. High pressure will build over the region, producing warmer temperatures each day through Wednesday.

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

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 66. South southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 65. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Friday night: A 20 percent chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 9 mph in the afternoon.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 83.


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

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