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Cool temperatures halfway through the weekend for Sacramento

Enjoyable summer temperatures
Enjoyable summer temperatures National Weather Service

Sacramento is in the midst of marvelous late-summer weather with daytime high temperatures in the low 80s.

The high on Wednesday was 86 degrees. The next three days are predicted to be even cooler with Friday expected to have the lowest maximum: 81 degrees.

Temperatures at 3 a.m. Thursday were running 1 to 4 degrees cooler than 24 hours earlier, according to the National Weather Service. The refreshing temperatures were due to a moderate Delta breeze blowing at 15 to 20 mph overnight.

The low pressure trough influencing Northern California’s weather is expected to deepen, bringing a colder air mass. Precipitation is expected to begin in Shasta County late Friday morning.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South-southwest wind around 9 mph.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. South-southeast wind 5 to 8 mph.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 81. South-southwest wind 7 to 13 mph.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 54. South-southeast wind 6 to 11 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 83. East-northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north-northwest in the morning.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

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

Labor Day: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Monday night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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