Cold weather is forecast to continue to chill Sacramento nights, including New Year’s Eve, when fireworks are once again scheduled to light up Old Sacramento skies.
The temperature around 6 a.m. Tuesday at Sacramento’s Executive Airport was 29 degrees. The high Tuesday is forecast to reach the low 50s – with no rainfall in sight this week.
On Thursday night, the free fireworks shows above Old Sacramento will not be obscured by clouds, but it will be cold. The first fireworks show occurs at 9 p.m. and the finale at midnight.
Dry, cold weather should continue through the weekend, according to the National Weather Service. Computer models are hinting at the possibility of rain early next week.
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The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Tuesday: Patchy frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 51. Light and variable wind.
Tonight: Patchy frost after 4am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 32. Light east wind.
Wednesday: Patchy frost before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 52. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33. North northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.
Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 31.
New Year's day: Sunny, with a high near 53.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 30.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 52.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 54.
Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Monday: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55.