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Blustery Monday in Sacramento before mid-week chance of rain

Lightning lights up the sky during an electrical storm over El Dorado County on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Light rain may roll into Sacramento Sunday night and Wednesday this week, with mild spring days sprinkled throughout the rest of the week.
Lightning lights up the sky during an electrical storm over El Dorado County on Sunday, April 24, 2016. Light rain may roll into Sacramento Sunday night and Wednesday this week, with mild spring days sprinkled throughout the rest of the week. rbenton@sacbee.com

Gusty north winds are expected to buffet the Sacramento region on Monday.

A wind advisory was issued for 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday for the Sacramento Valley. Winds are expected to gust near 30 mph in Sacramento.

Similar to last week, a quick-hitting weather system is expected to visit Northern California. The next system is forecast to move into the Sacramento region on Wednesday and disappear by Thursday.

Snow is also forecast for the mountains mid-week.

High water flows at Yosemite's falls are drawing photographers who are trying to capture moonbows, rainbows created by the light of the full moon.

The detailed, 7-day forecast for the Sacramento area from the National Weather Service:

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 70. North northwest wind 13 to 20 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph.

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 47. West northwest wind 6 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. West northwest wind 3 to 7 mph.

Tuesday night: A 20 percent chance of showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. South wind around 6 mph.

Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 69. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday night: A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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