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Another very hot fall day predicted for Sacramento

A hot Monday in Northern California
A hot Monday in Northern California National Weather Service

Another abnormally hot fall day is expected on Monday in Sacramento.

Following a high of 96 degrees on Sunday, the National Weather Service is predicting a high of 100 degrees for Monday. The normal maximum temperature in late September is 86 degrees.

While temperatures are forecast to be 10-to-15 degrees above normal in the Sacramento region for the next couple of days, it is not unheard of to get a 100-degree reading in early fall. The latest day Sacramento has received a 100-degree-reading or higher was Oct. 10, 1991.

The region does not really cool to normal until Thursday. The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. Light and variable wind.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 61. Light and variable wind.

Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Light and variable wind.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 59. West southwest wind 6 to 8 mph becoming south in the evening.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 90. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 77.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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