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Cooler temperatures are on tap for Sacramento

A man reads his book under a shady spot of Capitol Park. The high in Sacramento is expected to be 85 degrees on Wednesday, which is 5 degrees below normal for early September.
A man reads his book under a shady spot of Capitol Park. The high in Sacramento is expected to be 85 degrees on Wednesday, which is 5 degrees below normal for early September. atambunan@sacbee.com

A low-pressure system over British Columbia is moving toward Northern California, which is sure to produce some delightfully mild days.

The high in Sacramento was expected to be 85 degrees on Wednesday, which is 5 degrees below normal for early September. The Delta breeze was delivering ocean-cooled air to Sacramento before daybreak.

Look for those pleasant afternoon high temperatures to continue until the weekend when maximums ramp up to about normal. No 100-degree temperatures are in the seven-day forecast from the National Weather Service for Sacramento:

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 85. South-southwest wind around 9 mph.

Wednesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59. South-southeast wind around 9 mph.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South-southwest wind around 8 mph.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57. South wind 5 to 7 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South-southwest wind around 5 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 85.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

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

Labor Day: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 61.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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