Two days of 100-degree weather in store for Sacramento

Published: Friday, Jul. 25, 2014 - 6:31 am

High pressure over the western portion of the country is expected to send temperatures upward starting Friday with a high of 100 degrees forecast for Sacramento.

Daytime temperatures will remain above average for the next week, according to the National Weather Service. Along the crest of the Sierra Nevada, forecasters see a possible threat of thunderstorms Sunday through much of next week.

The high on Thursday in Sacramento was 96 degrees. Friday’s predicted high is far from the record for July 25 - 109 degrees, a mark set in 1975. The hottest day of the weekend is expected to be Saturday when the high is expected to reach 101.

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

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 68. West-northwest wind around 6 mph becoming south-southeast after midnight.

Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101. South wind 5 to 8 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. South wind around 6 mph.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66.

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

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

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

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

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

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

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

Click here for an interactive extended forecast.


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

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