Slightly cooler temperatures in Sacramento for Friday, weekend

Published: Friday, Apr. 11, 2014 - 6:53 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Temperatures are expected to dip some on Friday and the weekend, but still remain about 10 degrees above normal for early spring.

The high on Thursday in Sacramento came in at 86 degrees, rather toasty for April 10. The normal maximum for the day is 71 degrees.

The National Weather Service is predicting that the high will top out at 81 degrees Friday, 80 on Saturday and 83 on Sunday in Sacramento. Weather for outdoor pursuits should be excellent with a light breeze and sunny skies forecast.

NWS meteorologists are predicting a slight chance of showers next week on Wednesday. The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. South wind 7 to 9 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind around 8 mph.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 52.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.

Wednesday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.

Wednesday night: A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Thursday: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.


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

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