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Fifth day in a row of 100-degree Sacramento temps on tap for today

Another super-heated day is forecast for Sacramento as the area enters what will undoubtedly be the fifth consecutive day of 100-degree heat.

After a high of 108 degrees on Tuesday, look for the same temperature reading on Wednesday. The torrid forecast will push temperatures close to breaking records. Valley highs are expected to range from 103 to 113 degrees.

Temperature records for valley cities, courtesy of the National Weather Service:

Downtown Sacramento:

July 27 record 108 in 1980

July 28 record 107 in 1954

Redding Airport:

July 27 record 113 in 2009

July 28 record 113 in 2003

Red Bluff:

July 27 record 112 in 2009

July 28 record 111 in 2003

Stockton:

July 27 record 109 in 1980

July 28 record 108 in 1954

Modesto:

July 27 record 107 in 1933

July 28 record 108 in 1954

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

Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 108. Southeast wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the morning.

Tonight: Clear, with a low around 65. West southwest wind 7 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the evening.

Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 106. South southeast wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 65. South wind around 9 mph.

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South southwest wind around 8 mph.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 66.

Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Monday night: Clear, with a low around 60.

Tuesday:Sunny, with a high near 94.

Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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