A cooling trend is expected to drop the high temperature in Sacramento 13 degrees on Thursday.
The high on Wednesday came in at 96 degrees in Sacramento as the city sweltered under the last day of a high-pressure system. The hint of a breeze began Wednesday night and continued into Thursday morning.
The Delta breeze sweeping into the valley on Thursday is expected to cool the area, resulting in a high of 83 degrees today. By Saturday, daytime highs in the region are predicted to be around 10 degrees below normal.
The high on Sunday is expected to only reach 69 degrees in Sacramento. The detailed, seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service for the Sacramento region:
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Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. South wind 7 to 10 mph.
Tonight: Clear, with a low around 54. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday: Sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 7 to 11 mph.
Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 51. South wind 8 to 13 mph.
Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 75. South southeast wind around 5 mph becoming southwest in the morning.
Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 48.
Sunday: A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly after 11 a.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Sunday night: A chance of showers, mainly before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday: A slight chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 69.
Monday night: A slight chance of showers before 11 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 49.
Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.
Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.