A building high pressure system is expected to result in dry weather and warm temperatures this week in Northern California.
Any chance for rain this week will be to the north up near the Oregon border. Sacramento’s rainfall total stands at 0.95 of an inch, which is 61 percent of normal for early November.
Monday morning temperatures were in the 40s in the Central Valley, including Sacramento, and in the 20s and 30s in the Sierra Nevada.
Afternoon temperatures this week in Sacramento are expected to warm into the mid-70s by Wednesday. Today’s high is predicted to be 68 degrees.
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind.
Tonight: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light south southeast wind.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 75. Calm wind.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 76.
Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 52.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 77.
Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.