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Good rain-producer predicted in Sacramento later in week

Wet weather on the way
Wet weather on the way National Weather Service

A fairly strong rainstorm is predicted for later in the week, but Monday and Tuesday are expected to be warm and dry.

The morning was starting with temperatures in the 50s in Sacramento. Both Monday and Tuesday are predicted to have daytime highs in the low 60s, which is about 6 degrees above average for early December.

The National Weather Service predicts that a moist weather system will move into the Sacramento region on Wednesday night and deposit rain, heavy at times, on Thursday.

The Sierra Nevada also is expected to get another layer of snow.

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

Monday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. Light southwest wind.

Tonight: Patchy fog after 10 p.m. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 45. Calm wind.

Tuesday: Patchy fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 62. Calm wind.

Tuesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 48. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the evening.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of rain, mainly after 4 p.m. Partly sunny, with a high near 62. South wind around 7 mph.

Wednesday Night: Rain, mainly after 10 p.m. The rain could be heavy at times. Low around 53. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent.

Thursday: Rain, heavy at times. High near 58. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent.

Thursday night: Showers likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43.

Friday: A slight chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

Friday night: A slight chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 39.

Saturday: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56.

Saturday night: A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. Breezy.

Sunday: A chance of rain. Partly sunny, with a high near 56.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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