The last gasp of summer seems to be heading Sacramento’s way with temperatures near 90 degrees forecast for the weekend.
The weather on Thursday was what Northern California typically has in fall: 81 degrees under sunny skies. But that is about to change thanks to a developing high pressure system.
A high of 89 degrees is forecast for both Saturday and Sunday in Sacramento. Overnight lows are predicted to be cool with highs each night around 57 degrees.
Look for temperatures to take a nose dive around Tuesday. A cooling trend is expected to bring below normal temperatures next week -- down to the low 70s by Wednesday.
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Along with the dipping temperatures, look for a chance of some rain, according to the National Weather Service. Details on the probability of rain are uncertain as of Friday.
The 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.
Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 57. Calm wind.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Light and variable wind.
Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Columbus Day: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 78.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Wednesday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
Wednesday night: A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.
Thursday: A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 72.