Another hot day is in the forecast before the Sacramento region starts to cool.
After a high of 97 degrees on Sunday, the National Weather Service is forecasting a maximum of 99 degrees on Monday. The normal for July 20 in Sacramento is 94 degrees.
Along with elevated high temperatures, the extra humidity provided by remnants of ex-Hurricane Delores are resulting in clammy conditions.
There’s even a slight chance of some sprinkles today in Sacramento.
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For people who prefer their summer days not so hot or moist, the good news is high temperatures the remainder of the week will fall below average. Look for afternoon highs in Sacramento to range from 88 to 93 degrees through Sunday.
The detailed, seven-day outlook for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
Monday: A slight chance of rain before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11 a.m. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 99. Light and variable wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 p.m., then a slight chance of rain after 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20 percent.
Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind around 9 mph.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. South wind 10 to 13 mph.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 88. South-southwest wind around 10 mph.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 88.
Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 93.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91.