Chance of showers early in the week for Sacramento

Published: Monday, May. 5, 2014 - 6:19 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

After a slight chance of showers early in the week, absolutely splendid spring weather is forecast for Sacramento.

The National Weather Service reports Monday that a low pressure system dropping southeastward across Northern California will bring cloudiness, below normal temperatures and a chance of showers into Tuesday.

The government forecasters believe that the best chance for showers will occur this afternoon and tonight. Then, dry and warmer weather returns by mid-week.

The normal high temperature for Cinco de Mayo in Sacramento is 78 degrees. Monday’s high is expected to come in at 73.

Today: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73. Southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South southwest wind 5 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Light and variable wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 23 mph.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

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

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.


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

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