Looks like a pretty pleasant week ahead for Sacramento as temperatures cool a bit with a low pressure system passing to the west.
Sunny skies are in the forecast this weekend for Sacramento, according to the National Weather Service.
The National Weather Service notes that its a good time to head for them thar hills because of the dry and mild weather in the forecast for Thursday and Friday.
In the wake of a low pressure system, breezy conditions are expected -- along with below normal temperatures across the interior of Northern California on Wednesday.
Sunny skies this weekend will give way to a slight chance of thunderstorms on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.
Sierra Nevada campers should be aware that mountain hikes and marshmallow roasts could be interrupted by showers -- but in the valley forecasters say there will be nothing but clear skies and hot temperatures.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for a rural area of Yuba County due to the potential failure of a private earthen dam along Little Dry Creek.
Heat continues to persist while the main cloud cover disperses over Sacramento, bringing temperatures up to 103 degrees in the valley Thursday.
A trifecta of 101-degree days is underway for Sacramento.
The National Weather Service is forecasting 100 degrees on Tuesday and 101 on Wednesday for Sacramento.
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.
A couple of 100-degree days are on the way to Sacramento this week.
Public safety agencies recommend residents put together emergency supply kits, which can come in handy in the event of floods, fires or extended power outages.
Q: What state mountain set the record for snow from a single storm?
A: Mount Shasta received 189 inches from a single storm in 1959.
Q: From 1950 to 2004, how many tornadoes formed in Sacramento County?
A: Four tornadoes. The strongest was an F2.
Q: What is the mass of the atmosphere?
A: About 5 million billion tons.
Q: How often do two blue moons occur in a year?
A: Only three or four times per century.
Q: What is California's record low temperature for April?
A: -30 degrees at White Mountain.