Sacramento temperatures going from 60s to the 90s in three days

Published: Monday, Apr. 28, 2014 - 6:24 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

A microwave-quick warm-up is expected to last through the week with 90-degree temperatures in Sacramento for the first time since September.

The first day of 90-degrees or above since September 15 is forecast for Tuesday. The high Monday is expected to be 77 degrees after a cloudy 69 degrees on Sunday in Sacramento, according to the National Weather Service.

The significant warming trend will bring temperatures around 15 degrees above normal by the middle of the week thanks to a strong high pressure system building over the area.

The peak of the heat is expected on Wednesday and Thursday. The high on Thursday is predicted to top out at 95 degrees in Sacramento, just two degrees short of the record.

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

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 6 to 11 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northwest.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North northwest wind 6 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 63.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 95.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.


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

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