Clear skies and warm temperatures are forecast for Easter Sunday.
No rain is forecast until possibly Tuesday in Sacramento. The high on Easter is expected to be a toasty 83 degrees, about 10 degrees above normal for April 20.
So far in April, 1.31 inches has fallen in Sacramento. The city has received 9.68 inches of precipitation for the rainfall year.
A glance at percentages of normal rainfall received for the ongoing water year from the National Weather Service through April 16:
Sacramento: 51 percent
Redding Airport: 57
Mt. Shasta City: 36
Crescent City: 49
Santa Rosa: 43
San Francisco Airport: 43
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. Northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West wind 7 to 9 mph becoming south after midnight.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 78.
Monday night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 69.
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.
Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.