Sun and light north winds are in the forecast for Sacramento today.
The National Weather Service is predicting a high temperature of 58 degrees for downtown. Winds will reach between 10-15 mph.
“It’s a little warmer than normal,” said weather service forecaster Mike Smith. “Tomorrow morning will be somewhat colder with the cooler air mass already in place.”
The weather service has issued the season’s first frost advisory for Saturday, with early morning temperatures expected to drop to 32 degrees.
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“The first freeze is significant because a lot of plants are going to die unless they are brought in or covered,” Smith said.
Here’s the seven-day forecast:
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 58. North northwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Friday night: Patchy fog after 10 p.m. Patchy frost after 4 a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 32. North wind 3 to 7 mph.
Saturday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Patchy frost before 10 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 53. Light south southeast wind.
Saturday night: Patchy fog after 10 p.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 36. Light and variable wind.
Sunday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 53. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the morning.
Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 37.
Monday: Sunny, with a high near 51.
Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 40.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 50. Breezy.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 35.
Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 49.
Wednesday night: Patchy frost. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 33.
New Year’s Day: Patchy frost before 10 a.m. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 50.
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