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Weak rain-maker for Tuesday in Sacramento?

A very weak weather system off the coast of Baja California is expected to move northward over the next 24 hours, perhaps spreading precipitation into the Sacramento region.

Today is expected to be sunny with a high of 60 degrees in Sacramento, much like the type of weather that has frustrated Northern Californians who want rain and snow to alleviate the multi-year drought.

So far this January a measly 0.01 of an inch of rain has been registered in Sacramento. January is usually the wettest month of the year.

It would be better if a strong weather system from the west was barreling toward the north state, poised to deliver plenty of snow for the Sierra. That is not the case.

The little system headed to the north state arrives from our neighbors to the south. It may not amount to much, if any.

A 30 percent chance of showers is forecast for the Sacramento region on Tuesday. The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS:

Monday: Areas of dense fog before 10am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Light north wind.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Light southeast wind.

Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Southeast wind around 6 mph.

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Calm wind.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59. North northwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 59.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 62.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 44.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 60.

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

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