Temperatures will be falling this week, according to the National Weather Service, as Sacramento avoids anymore 100-degree readings in the immediate future.

September starts with a sizzle, then simmers below 100 for rest of the week.

High temperatures and a light breeze are in store for Sacramentans enjoying outdoor activities around town Sunday and Monday’s Labor Day holiday.

Get ready for a sunny Labor Day weekend.

It appears that Sacramento may sneak out of August with just one 100-degree day.

The forecast for Labor Day weekend is for warm and dry conditions over Northern California.

Strong high pressure is building into the Sacramento region.

Central Valley heat is ramping up after a mild Monday.

Campers around Lassen National Park could get a few showers on Monday, but otherwise the weather will be clear and fairly cool for late August in Northern California.

After a weekend in the 80s, temperatures in mid-90s are expected to return Tuesday before cooling back down again in time for Labor Day weekend.

A weak onshore flow is bringing cool temperatures to the Sacramento region.

With steady temperatures around 90 degrees forecast through the weekend, the weather service in Sacramento is taking a quiet weather period to perform some deep cleaning of its Doppler radar tower.

Sacramento’s weather is stuck in the 80s, but who’s complaining?

A slight chance of thunderstorms is predicted for the Sierra Nevada late Wednesday, but otherwise dry and cool weather is forecast for Northern California.

A low pressure system moving into the Sacramento area on Monday should push temperatures slightly lower and keep them there all week, according to the National Weather Service.

Cloud cover known as marine stratus was showing up in the Bay area – and extending into the Sacramento area on Tuesday morning.

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 it’s 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.

The National Weather Service is predicting less threat from thunderstorms on Tuesday in the mountains as the low pressure system that has been parked off the coast the past several days moves inland.

A fire weather watch was issued Monday by the National Weather Service due to the likelihood of lightning in the Sierra Nevada.

Sunny skies this weekend will give way to a slight chance of thunderstorms on Monday, according to the National Weather Service.

Near-normal temperatures in Sacramento and mountain thunderstorms are expected this weekend.

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.

Despite cloudy skies and some sprinkles, the Sacramento area received no measurable rainfall Tuesday.

Look for temperatures to climb this week as a weak low pressure system moves slowly east, taking with it the showery conditions of Monday and Tuesday.

Scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms are forecast for Tuesday mainly north of Interstate 80.

Monsoon conditions are sweeping through California as a result of an unusual combination of weather events. Dramatic summer storms from the Gulf of California, which normally confine themselves to the southwestern desert states, are pushing much farther north and bringing heavy clouds, rain, wind and lightning across the Golden State.

Temperatures are expected to be mild Monday and Tuesday in Sacramento with daytime highs in the 70s and 80s.

Superstorm Sandy made one thing clear to millions in the New York metro area: Despite modern transportation and communication systems, and extensive water and electricity services, nature is still in control.

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.

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