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Warming through the weekend in Sacramento

Published: Friday, May. 30, 2014 - 6:29 am

The National Weather Service is forecasting a slight warming trend into the weekend for the Sacramento region.

The high on Friday is expected to be 86 degrees in Sacramento. By Sunday, the high temperatures are forecast to rise to the low 90s.

The month is likely to end with below-normal rainfall, continuing a pattern. So far, Sacramento has received only 0.01 of an inch of precipitation in May, which averages 0.76 for the entire month, the NWS says.

Though normally a relatively dry month, May has experienced occasional downpours, with a record 1.94 inches of rain soaking downtown Sacramento on May 5, 1889.

Expect these high temperatures Sunday:

Sacramento: 92

Auburn: 86

Placerville: 84

Roseville: 91

Yuba City: 93

Woodland: 93

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. South-southwest wind around 7 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. South-southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming west-northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

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

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 58.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Access an interactive forecast and other weather news here.


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

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