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Windy, cooler weather before a rapid warm-up in Sacramento

Cooler, windy weather forecast for Tuesday
Cooler, windy weather forecast for Tuesday National Weather Service

Windy conditions are forecast for Tuesday in Northern California, along with cooler temperatures.

A cold front is making its way through the north state. The temperature in the Sacramento region is expected to peak at 67 degrees, which is 5 degrees below normal for mid-April.

Earlier this morning, a few sprinkles were reported around Oroville and Marysville, according to the National Weather Service. A dusting of snow is possible in the northern Sierra Nevada from the rapidly moving system.

High pressure is expected to rebuild across the region beginning Tuesday night and continuing through Wednesday. The building high pressure will lead to a warming trend.

By the weekend, afternoon highs in Sacramento are expected to reach 86 degrees, which is well-above normal.

The detailed, seven-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Light west-northwest wind becoming north-northwest 15 to 20 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 45. North-northwest wind 6 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North-northwest wind 13 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 47. North-northwest wind 6 to 11 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84. Northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 49.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

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

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 52.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

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

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