The balmy weather continues
The heat wave continues to abate. This week’s highs are expected to remain in the upper 80s in the Sacramento region, according to the National Weather Service.
A Delta breeze will cool the area until Wednesday and will keep low temperatures about 10 degrees cooler than average. The onshore flow also will raise humidity levels, which may help contain the Trailhead Fire and others in Northern California.
Trailhead Fire continues to burn
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More than 2,000 firefighters continue to battle the Trailhead Fire in the rugged foothills of Placer and El Dorado counties. As of Monday evening, the fire had burned 5,444 acres and was 25 percent contained.
On the Placer County side of the fire, residents of Todd Valley remain under an evacuation advisory. Cal Fire officials warn that the fire remains active and the evacuation order could be elevated to mandatory at any time.
In El Dorado County, mandatory evacuations were lifted late Monday for residents, according to the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office. Roadblocks will remain in place, permitting only residents with IDs to enter the fire area. Visit the sheriff’s information website for updated information.
Interstate 80 ramp closures on tap
Caltrans’ $133 million reconstruction of Interstate 80 through North Sacramento continues. This week will bring a round of overnight ramp closures at various westbound locations between Truxel Road and West El Camino Avenue to allow for demolition and concrete pouring. No two consecutive ramps will be closed at the same time, Caltrans said.
Bat talk and walk
Join an evening discussion and tour of bat habitat. Following a presentation, the group will caravan through the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area to the viewing location. Meet at the Yolo Bypass Wildlife Area Headquarters, 45211 County Road 32B, Davis. $12. For more information, call 530-757-3780.