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Ashley Sauerwein, 25, center, smells a rose that was given away for Mother's Day at the 139th Dixon May Fair on Sunday. Over 2,000 roses were handed out at the Fair. At right in background, Maria Juarez, 33, a mom of two children Emilio, 7, and Dulce, 3, both of Sacramento, has been passing out roses for the past 14 years at the fair.

Activate solar pool heating: Hot temperatures in Sacramento

Published: Monday, May. 12, 2014 - 6:27 am
Last Modified: Thursday, May. 22, 2014 - 8:59 am

Hot weather is ahead with Wednesday expected to be the warmest day of the week.

Strong high pressure is building over Northern California. Most readings were running 5-to-10 degrees warmer Monday morning when compared to 24 hours earlier.

The gusty winds from Sunday are gone, replaced by a day-by-day build-up of heat. High temperatures are expected to crowd 100 degrees on two days this week in Sacramento.

Monday’s high is forecast to come in at around 90 degrees in Sacramento. The heat will peak mid-week with 98 degrees forecast for Wednesday and 97 on Thursday.

Forecast highs for Wednesday:

Sacramento: 98 degrees

Woodland: 98

San Francisco: 93

Lodi: 96

Roseville: 97

Yuba City: 97

Grass Valley: 87

Auburn: 90

Placerville: 88

South Lake Tahoe: 73

The detailed, 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 61. Northwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Calm wind.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 80.


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

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