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Dry and mild weather for Sacramento through weekend

The National Weather Service is predicting mild and dry fall weather through the weekend and into early next week in the Sacramento Valley.

Daytime highs are expected to be a few degrees cooler than average. Normal temperatures for today: Redding, 81 degrees, Chico, 79 degrees, Sacramento, 81 degrees and Grass Valley, 74 degrees.

The high today in Sacramento is forecast to come in at about 77 degrees under mostly sunny skies. Forecasters say that a low pressure system is expected to drop into Nevada, which may bring breezy north winds for the Sacramento Valley on Sunday.

The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:

Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77. Southeast wind 3 to 7 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 50. South southwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77. Light and variable wind becoming west northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 80

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