The National Weather Service predicts the temperature in Sacramento will climb to 101 today, marking the eighth straight day of triple-digit heat in the region.
Meteorologist Nathan Owen said the scorching weather won’t last much longer. He expects high temperatures to begin tapering off Sunday, with a high of about 94 degrees.
“We are looking at a little bit of a cool down into the early part of next week,” Owen said. He expects sunny skies and temperatures in the 90s throughout next week.
Here’s a look back at the highs over the last eight days:
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Saturday, July 30: 101 degrees (predicted)
Friday, July 29: 106 degrees
Thursday, July 28: 105 degrees
Wednesday, July 27: 107 degrees
Tuesday, July 26: 108 degrees
Monday, July 25: 103 degrees
Sunday, July 24: 106 degrees
Saturday, July 23: 104 degrees
And what you should expect in the week ahead:
Sunday: Sunny, with a high of 94 degrees
Monday: Sunny. with a high of 93 degrees
Tuesday: Sunny, with a high of 95 degrees
Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high of 96 degrees
Thursday: Sunny, with a high of 92 degrees
Friday: Sunny, with a high of 92 degrees