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Temperatures trending warmer as north winds blow in Sacramento

Ariana Samaniego, 14, left and other members of the MCROTC hold the American flag as Alisa Ortiz, 16, hands it to them during a windy Thursday afternoon on Dec. 19, 2013 in Sacramento. Today is also expected to be gusty.
Ariana Samaniego, 14, left and other members of the MCROTC hold the American flag as Alisa Ortiz, 16, hands it to them during a windy Thursday afternoon on Dec. 19, 2013 in Sacramento. Today is also expected to be gusty. hamezcua@sacbee.com

Gusty northerly winds are forecast for Wednesday in Sacramento, along with higher temperatures.

After a high of just 68 degrees on Wednesday, a warming trend is expected to occur through the remainder of the week. The high today in Sacramento is forecast to be 79 degrees.

Winds will continue to blow in the Sacramento Valley. The National Weather Service predicts that during the daylight hours winds will blow from 14 to 21 mph and gust to 31 mph in the Sacramento region.

The strong warming trend is forecast to increase temperatures on the weekend into the mid-to-upper 80s in the Sacramento area.

The detailed, 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service for Sacramento:

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 79. North northwest wind 14 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 9 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 83. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 48. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 86. Light and variable wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 50.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87.

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

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

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

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 79.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

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

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