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Breezy winds will blow throughout the Sacramento Valley on a warm Thursday, peaking in the afternoon or early evening, according to National Weather Service forecasts.
Gusts could reach up to 20 mph in the Sacramento area, with northern valley cities like Chico and Redding experiencing gusts closer to 40 mph, according to NWS.
The Sacramento area saw thick cloud cover to start the morning due to Delta flow, NWS said in a tweet. The clouds should break up later in the morning.
Temperatures will be steady in Sacramento through the weekend. The latest forecast shows a high of 82 degrees and a low of 55, Thursday through Sunday.
NWS advises that scattered thunderstorms remain possible in the afternoon and evening, mainly at higher elevations of the Sierra, but also in the foothills. No storms are expected for Sacramento.
Most of the Tahoe region will see high temperatures in the high 50s and low- to mid-60s through the weekend, with chances of showers and isolated thunderstorms continuing through at least Monday.