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A warm weekend ahead for Sacramento region

Warm daytime temperatures are expected to continue through the weekend as a high-pressure system continues to influence weather in the Sacramento region.

The ridge of high pressure over the Western United States is expected to produce high temperatures 10 degrees above normal, with nighttime lows predicted to come in at about normal.

Daytime temperatures are expected to return to near normal by the middle of next week with a possible return of showers by Wednesday in Sacramento.

Weekend maximum temperatures predicted by the National Weather Service:

Sacramento: 73 on Saturday, 74 on Sunday. Normal high 65 degrees.

Roseville: 72, 71

Woodland: 73, 73

Placerville: 69, 70

Yuba City: 73, 73

Auburn: 70, 69

South Lake Tahoe: 58, 60

Redding: 79, 78

The detailed, seven-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 8 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 40. Calm wind.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 73. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 42. Light and variable wind.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Light and variable wind.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Wednesday: A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.

Wednesday night: A slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Thursday: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70.

Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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