Renee C. Byer / rbyer@sacbee.com

Bruce Kilborn, left, a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, John Reece, center, a Vietnam veteran and Sheila LaPolla, right, participate in the 15th annual "Never to be Forgotten" ceremony at the California Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Sunday May 25, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif. Cooler temperatures are forecast for the coming week.

Cooler weather on the way for Sacramento after hot holiday today

Published: Monday, May. 26, 2014 - 11:21 am

Memorial Day will be a hot one, but with it comes the end of a weekend heatwave.

The temperature in the Sacramento region is expected to reach a high of 95 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service, about 10 degrees above normal for this time of year. Winds out of the north up to 15 miles per hour will cool things down by evening, when the temperature is forecast to drop to a low of 57 degrees.

The rest of the week should be slightly cooler. Tuesday is expected to reach a high of 89 degrees, then temperatures are forecast to level off in the mid-80s for the next several days.

Here is a detailed seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Memorial Day: Sunny, with a high near 94. West northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West southwest wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south southeast after midnight.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind 6 to 9 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. South wind 9 to 13 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light and variable wind becoming north northwest 9 to 14 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 89.

Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.


Call The Bee’s Alexei Koseff, (916) 321-5236. Follow him on Twitter @akoseff.

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