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Strong afternoon gusts expected Tuesday and Wednesday in Sacramento, forecasts show

What you should know about seasonal allergies

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There’s no rain in the forecast for Sacramento the rest of this week, but breezy and gusty winds could blow through Wednesday, National Weather Service warns.

NWS has issued a wind advisory, in place 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday throughout most of the Sacramento Valley. Winds could ramp up to 22 mph by mid-afternoon in Sacramento, with gusts up to 33 mph possible. Winds and gusts of similar speeds are also expected Wednesday afternoon.

Further north in the valley, areas like Chico could see gusts approach 45 mph each day.

NWS advises that gusty winds throughout the valley could be strong enough to down tree branches or affect driving in some vehicles. Wind can additionally kick up pollen, proving troublesome for those who suffer from seasonal allergies.

Sacramento’s high temperatures will say in the high 60s to a touch above 70 degrees all week, with mostly sunny skies through Sunday, forecasts show.

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