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Sacramento’s June was a scorcher when it comes to 100-degree days

Another day of 100-degree weather is forecast for Thursday in Sacramento.

The city has sweltered through five 100-degree days in row. The high on Wednesday was the coolest day in the string of century readings: 100 degrees on the nose.

The National Weather Service expects that the heat will reach 100 degrees again today. Already, for the month, Sacramento has had 9 days of 100-degree or hotter weather in June.

On average, Sacramento experiences only 4 days of 100-degree or higher weather.

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

Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100. South wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 61. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the evening.

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. Calm wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 61. South wind around 8 mph.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 94. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 58.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Independence Day: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Monday night: Clear, with a low around 59.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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