Jose Luis Villegas / jvillegas@sacbee.com

A view the Tower Bridge from West Sacramento as clouds make there way east on Monday afternoon, May 5, 2014.

Partly sunny after varying amounts of rain in Sacramento region

Published: Tuesday, May. 6, 2014 - 6:55 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Depending on location, the little weather disturbance that moved through the Sacramento region dropped anywhere from 0.01 to 0.36 of rainfall in the last 24 hours.

The low pressure system that brought breezy conditions, some dark clouds, thunderstorms and showers is exiting to the southeast, according to the National Weather Service. The weather on Tuesday is forecast to be partly sunny with wind gusts up to 20 mph in Sacramento.

The high on Tuesday and Wednesday is forecast to be in the high 70s in Sacramento.

Here are 24-hour, unofficial totals on rainfall from the California Nevada River Forecast Center as of 5 a.m. Tuesday:

Sacramento: 0.01 inches

Rancho Cordova: 0.04

Orangevale: 0.08

Roseville: 0.04

Lincoln: 0.30

Auburn: 0.31

Folsom Lake: 0.36

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

Tuesday: Isolated showers before 11 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Light north northwest wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph becoming southeast after midnight.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 78. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Wednesday night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 52. South wind around 8 mph.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.

Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89.


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

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