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A breezy day after Monday’s rainfall as Sacramento dries out

Sacramento’s skyline immersed in clouds on Tuesday morning.
Sacramento’s skyline immersed in clouds on Tuesday morning. The Sacramento Bee

The first significant storm of the season has moved on from Sacramento.

Rainfall totaled 0.41 inches from the weather system that visited the region Sunday and Monday. Skies have cleared over Northern California north of Interstate 80 Tuesday morning, allowing patches of fog to develop.

The forecast for Sacramento is for mostly sunny skies. A high of 65 degrees is forecast.

In the wake of the storm, the winds are expected to kick up. Gusts up to 16 mph are forecast for Sacramento.

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

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Northwest wind 7 to 16 mph.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. North-northwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 66. North-northwest wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Wednesday night: Patchy fog after 4 a.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 44. North-northwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Light south wind.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 69.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 45.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 70.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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