Caraccio, David - Sacramento

Steady climb to hot weekend weather in Sacramento

Published: Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014 - 6:47 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jul. 22, 2014 - 7:43 am

High temperatures will be stepping up day-by-day in Sacramento, ending their ascent just short of 100 degrees by the weekend, according to forecasters.

The high Tuesday is expected to be a moderate 87 degrees. After a fairly cool weekend and start of the week, high pressure is forecast to strengthen aloft, leading to a warming trend, according to the National Weather Service.

Forecasters say that Sacramento Valley residents should prepare for above average temperatures Thursday, Friday and into the weekend. Here’s the way the maximum temperatures are predicted to climb in Sacramento:

Tuesday: 87 degrees

Wednesday: 90

Thursday: 96

Friday: 98

Saturday: 99

In the Sierra Nevada, mountain showers are expected to push to the north and diminish by midweek as monsoonal moisture goes away. The detailed forecast for Sacramento from the NWS:

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 61. South southwest wind 5 to 8 mph.

Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.


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

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