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Continued hot in Sacramento but relief on way

Published: Thursday, May. 1, 2014 - 6:22 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 1, 2014 - 3:32 pm

Expect a carbon copy of Wednesday’s weather on Thursday in Sacramento.

No rain. No wind. No lingering in the sun.

The high Thursday is expected to be 92 degrees. It was 92 degrees on Wednesday, too.

The all-time high for Thursday is 97 degrees, a mark set in 1996. The all-time high for Wednesday is 97 degrees, a mark set in 1996.

The National Weather Service expects this sameness to change with the high pressure system over the west coast moving east, giving way to a mild weekend. The high on Saturday is expected to be 80 degrees and the maximum on Sunday 76.

April ended with 1.97 inches of rain in Sacramento for the entire month. The normal for April is 1.30.

Three days had rain: April 1 when 1.30 fell, April 4 when 0.01 dampened the rain gauge and April 25 when 0.66 was recorded. The rainfall year in Sacramento stands at 10.34 inches, which is 53 percent of normal.

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

Today: Sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming west southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind 5 to 7 mph becoming light and variable.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind around 9 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 80. South southwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

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

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Monday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 50.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.


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

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