A high pressure system is sliding along the coast, providing dry weather for Northern California.
The National Weather Service expects overnight lows in the Sacramento region to be around freezing. A neck scarf and something heavier than a sweater will be appropriate for traveling to New Year’s Eve house parties or bar-hopping.
No rain is predicted until early next week. The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:
Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 51. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
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Tonight: Patchy frost after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. North northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday: Patchy frost before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 52. North northwest wind 6 to 9 mph.
Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 31. North wind around 11 mph.
New Year's Day: Sunny, with a high near 52. North wind around 14 mph.
Friday night: Clear, with a low around 29.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 51.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 55.
Sunday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Monday: A slight chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 56.
Monday night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42.
Tuesday: A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 55.