The afternoon is expected to be hot in Sacramento before a Delta breeze cools down the region.
A high of 98 degrees is forecast for the city on Wednesday. The normal high for mid-June in Sacramento is 10 degrees cooler.
Overnight cooling is expected thanks to the breeze forecast to blow through the Delta from the ocean. Wednesday night’s temperature in Sacramento is expected to lower to about 58 degrees.
Thursday and Friday afternoons will be cooler, around 94 degrees. But the temperature spikes again on Saturday when Sacramento could see another 98-degree reading.
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The detailed, seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service for the Sacramento region:
Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Southwest wind around 6 mph.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 93. South-southwest wind around 8 mph.
Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 57. South wind 8 to 10 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming west-northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Friday night: Clear, with a low around 60.
Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.
Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 62.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94.
Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 59.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday night: Clear, with a low around 59.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 95.