Unseasonably hot temperatures continue Monday as a high pressure system retains it grip over the Sacramento region.
It was a hot weekend, considering it is autumn. The temperatures in Sacramento went this way: Friday, 95, Saturday, 96 and Sunday, 95.
The high on Monday in Sacramento is expected to also reach 95 degrees. Normal this time of year is 83 degrees.
Cooling is expected beginning Tuesday and continuing through Thursday as high pressure weakens, according to the National Weather Service. By Thursday, the afternoon high is expected to be a dozen degrees cooler than today.
The high temperatures forecast for today:
Yuba City: 91
South Lake Tahoe: 79
Blue Canyon: 75
San Francisco: 79
The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 60. South southeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58. South wind 3 to 7 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 88.