While Tuesday is expected to be fairly warm, the National Weather Service is cautioning Northern California residents that a quick chill is in the making.
A fast-moving cold front with a very cold air mass is moving into the state from western Canada. Low temperatures below freezing and patchy frost is possible around 4 a.m. Wednesday in Sacramento.
The upcoming cold snap has the potential to break some daily low temperature records, according to the NWS.
Until then, the weather on Tuesday is expected to be a grab bag: a few sprinkles on windshields, cloudy weather turning to sunny and gusts as high as 24 mph in Sacramento.
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the weather service for the Sacramento region: