Jose Luis Villegas / jvillegas@sacbee.com

A cabbage white butterfly rests on a flower in Young’s garden, where Chinese lanterns and wind chimes catch the Delta breeze.

Delta breeze delivering 80-degree temps to Sacramento

Published: Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014 - 6:39 am
Last Modified: Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014 - 9:21 am

A strong Delta breeze overnight has kept weather conditions cool Thursday.

Wind observations at Travis Air Force Base were showing winds steady at 20 to 25 mph. this morning. The onshore flow of marine air has cooled temperatures from Modesto to Marysville.

The high on Thursday in Sacramento is expected to be 87 degrees, followed on Friday by 88 degrees. The high on Wednesday came in at 88 degrees.

The mild weather is expected to continue through the weekend with the Delta breeze forecast to continue to do its magic. The high on both weekend days is predicted to come in at around 90 degrees.

Forecasters expect shower and thunderstorm activity again Thursday afternoon along portions of the Sierra Nevada. The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the National Weather Service:

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. South wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. South southwest wind around 9 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62. South wind 8 to 11 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 92. South wind around 7 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 64.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.


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

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