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Another chance of sprinkles predicted for the weekend in Sacramento

Storm clouds fill the sky as a jogger makes her way down a path near California State University Sacramento, Thursday, October 1, 2015.
Storm clouds fill the sky as a jogger makes her way down a path near California State University Sacramento, Thursday, October 1, 2015. lsterling@sacbee.com

It is forecast to look a lot like fall on Friday and over the weekend as moderate temperatures, wind and a chance of rain are predicted for the Sacramento region.

The National Weather Service is calling for a high of 85 degrees on Friday in Sacramento. Skies should be clear tonight for the start of the air show at Mather Field.

Clouds are expected to increase on Saturday as another weather system moves into Northern California. There is a chance of showers on Saturday night and Sunday, according to the NWS.

Windy conditions should prevail both Saturday and Sunday. The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 85. Light north northwest wind becoming northwest 8 to 13 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 58. Northwest wind 8 to 13 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 80. Light southwest wind becoming south southwest 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.

Saturday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms, then a chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. South wind 3 to 8 mph.

Sunday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 58.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 81.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 84.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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