A feeble weather system is expected to pass through Northern California on Wednesday, delivering a slight chance of rain to Sacramento and a little bit of snow to the Sierra Nevada.
Pack the rain gear just in case an afternoon shower pops up. The National Weather Service pegs the chance of rain at 30 percent on Wednesday in Sacramento.
After today, the region heads into a dry spell six days long. It looks like the sun will be shining in Sacramento before the Super Bowl if Peyton Manning or Cam Newton wannabes want to toss a football around in the street.
The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:
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Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 54. North wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight: A chance of rain before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers after 10pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 44. Light northeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. North northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.
Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 40. Northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.
Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 61. North northwest wind around 6 mph.
Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 63.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.
Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 68.
Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 46.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70.
Monday night: Clear, with a low around 47.
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 70.