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Frost advisory issued for Sacramento area as temps take a dive

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A frost advisory has been issued for much of the valley, including Sacramento.

The National Weather Service expects that Sacramento will experience the coldest temperatures so far this season tonight and early Wednesday. The low in Sacramento is expected to be around 38 degrees.

Some patches of frost are likely for the Central Valley. The frost advisory is in effect from 3 a.m. to 9 a.m. Wednesday for areas that include Redding, Red Bluff, Chico, Oroville, Marysville, Sacramento, Stockton and Modesto.

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Rainfall has totaled about an inch for November in Sacramento. Normal for the entire month is 2.43 inches.

Snowfall is expected to taper off in the Sierra Nevada Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, Union Mine and Mountain View high schools in El Dorado County will start two hours later Tuesday at 9:50 a.m. due to the weather.

The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento region from the NWS:

Tuesday: Isolated showers before 10am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, clear, with a low around 38. Calm wind.

Veterans Day: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 60. Calm wind becoming northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 41. Light north northeast wind.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the morning.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 41.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 63.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 43.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 46.

Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 64.

Sunday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 63.

Rain comes down in the Bay Area in this artistic slow motion video.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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