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Hit-and-miss showers forecast in Sacramento today

Clouds will increase by noon, bringing a 30 percent chance of precipitation to the Sacramento area today.
Clouds will increase by noon, bringing a 30 percent chance of precipitation to the Sacramento area today. mcrisostomo@sacbee.com

Commuters will find mostly clear skies Monday morning, but windshield wipers may be needed as a band of showers moves in in the afternoon.

Clouds will increase by noon, bringing a 30 percent chance of precipitation to the Sacramento area, according to the National Weather Service. Less than one-tenth of an inch is expected from a broken band of showers that will bring hit-and-miss rain, forecasters said.

Monday will be cooler than the weekend, with highs in the low 70s, the weather service said. Skies will remain cloudy tonight with a south wind of 5 to 9 mph before more sunshine returns Tuesday with highs in the low 70s.

Here is the seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today: A chance of showers after 11 am. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. South wind 7 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. South wind 5 to 9 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Light north northwest wind.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53. North northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 75. Light west wind.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Friday: A slight chance of rain. Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

Friday night: A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Saturday: A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

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