Temperatures begin an uphill climb today toward a warm 86 degrees on Friday.
The high on Tuesday is expected to reach 72 degrees in Sacramento, perfect weather for a walk in the park or a lunch on the pool deck. The average maximum temperature for March 24 is 70 degrees.
A significant warming trend is expected to make Sacramento’s weather feel more like late spring or early summer. A high pressure system will send the region’s temperatures into the 80s before the weather roller coaster heads back into the 70s on Saturday.
The detailed, seven-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the National Weather Service:
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 72. Calm wind becoming west-northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly clear, with a low around 50. Northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Calm wind.
Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 53.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.
Friday night: Clear, with a low around 51.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 52.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 80.
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