A weak weather system made a brief appearance in the Sacramento region Thursday morning, delivering about one-tenth to a third of an inch of rain.
The needed precipitation made a quick exit but lingering clouds could leave a few scattered showers around the region Thursday.
High pressure is expected to rebuild, producing dry weather for the weekend in Sacramento. The next chance for a jolt of wet stuff is Wednesday.
Rainfall totals for the past 24 hours as of 11 a.m.:
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Sacramento: 0.20 of an inch
Sacramento Executive Airport: 0.27
Rio Linda: 0.32
Folsom Lake: 0.12
Elk Grove: 0.28
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Thursday: Showers likely, mainly before 10 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. Light south southeast wind.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind.
Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. South southeast wind around 6 mph.
Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. South wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67.
Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44.
Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 68.
Monday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Wednesday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 68.
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