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Warm weekend but 70s in store for Sacramento

Temperatures are trending cooler, but the weekend in Sacramento will still be on the warm side for Sacramento.

Afternoon highs through Columbus Day are expected to be in the mid-to-high 80s in the Sacramento region. Breezy conditions are forecast, especially for Sunday afternoon.

The National Weather Service has issued a Fire Weather Watch for a broad swath of the valley from Redding to Davis from Saturday night to early Monday morning. During that time there is the potential for gusty, northerly winds and low relative humidity.

Cooler weather and the potential for a few raindrops begin Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to be more fall-like with highs around 73 degrees Tuesday through Thursday in Sacramento.

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

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming west northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. West wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Calm wind becoming west northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61. West northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 87. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Columbus Day: Sunny, with a high near 86.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Tuesday night: A slight chance of rain. Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.

Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 74.

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

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