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Easter weather looks fine on Sunday in Sacramento

Slight changes over the weekend
Slight changes over the weekend National Weather Service

Early in the week expectations that there could be showers Sunday night in Sacramento have faded away.

The National Weather Service forecasts mostly sunny skies for Easter. Those attending church services in their Sunday best won’t have to tote an umbrella. Kids in their pajamas hunting colored eggs in the backyard will stay dry.

The NWS notes that a high pressure system will likely bring blue skies and above normal temperatures Friday and Saturday. Look for a high temperature of 72 or 73 degrees both days.

Slight changes could occur on Sunday when a low pressure system drops out of the Gulf of Alaska. Increasing clouds are expected but any showers are forecast to stay to the north of Sacramento.

The high temperature on Easter Sunday in Sacramento is expected to be 71 degrees. The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 72. Northwest wind 5 to 11 mph.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 47. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 73. North northwest wind around 10 mph.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Light and variable wind.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Southwest wind 6 to 8 mph.

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

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Monday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 66.

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

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 68.

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

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 71.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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