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Sacramento’s warm and dry week continues

A high pressure system has Northern California locked in a no-rain, warm temperature mode for the next 7 days.

The high on Tuesday in Sacramento is expected to be 71 degrees, which is a couple of degrees warmer than normal. Toward the end of the week, daytime maximum temperatures are predicted to approach near record highs around 80 degrees in parts of the Sacramento Valley.

The warmest day this week in Sacramento is forecast to occur on Saturday when the National Weather Service is calling for a high of 77 degrees.

No rain is forecast in the near-future as the area remains high and dry. Sacramento has received about an inch of precipitation so far this season, which is about half of what we should have in the rain bucket by early October.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Calm wind becoming northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 49. Calm wind.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 74. Calm wind.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52. Calm wind.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 76. Calm wind.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 75.

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

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