More delightful summer weather is forecast for Northern California.
The National Weather Service is forecasting a high of just 80 degrees for Thursday in Sacramento, which is 13 degrees below normal for early July. The high on Wednesday was 85 degrees.
A low pressure system formerly off the west coast has moved over the central part of the state. At the same time, the Delta breeze was blowing cool air from the ocean into the Valley Thursday morning, providing the Sacramento area with morning lows around 60 degrees.
Look for more thunderstorms again in the Sierra and some cloud cover in the Valley. Predicted high temperatures for Thursday:
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Elk Grove: 78
Yuba City: 83
South Lake Tahoe: 64
The detailed, seven-day forecast from the NWS for Sacramento:
Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80. South wind around 10 mph.
Thursday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. South wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.
Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 7 to 9 mph.
Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. South-southwest wind around 9 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87. South wind around 7 mph.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 89.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93.
Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 95.
Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96.