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Rain not forecast until after the weekend in Sacramento

A warm, dry weekend ahead
A warm, dry weekend ahead National Weather Service

High pressure is locking in rainless days for Sacramento.

The first hint of precipitation in the forecast is Tuesday when clouds move into the region. Until then, skies are expected to be mostly clear in Sacramento.

High daytime temperatures are predicted to be a bit warmer than normal for mid-November. The high on Wednesday is forecast to come in at 66 degrees. Normal high for Nov. 18 is 63 degrees.

The National Weather Service predicts that cold air will drop into the region beginning Monday night and then disperse rain and snow across Northern California Tuesday and Wednesday.

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

Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. Light north northwest wind increasing to 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 10pm. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 44. North northwest wind around 6 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 66. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

Thursday night: Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 48. North northwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

Friday: Patchy fog before 10am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 68. Calm wind becoming north northwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 68.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 47.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 65.

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

Tuesday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 57.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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