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Sacramento weather ‘as good as it’s going to get’ all summer

The Barn kicks off its season Friday with unseasonably mild summer temperatures. The Barn is a curvilinear, shingled structure that is the centerpiece of a 25,000 square foot development near Raley Field that will also host concerts and public events.
The Barn kicks off its season Friday with unseasonably mild summer temperatures. The Barn is a curvilinear, shingled structure that is the centerpiece of a 25,000 square foot development near Raley Field that will also host concerts and public events. aseng@sacbee.com

Enjoy some relief from summer heat through the weekend before temperatures return to the mid-90s on Monday.

Cool air from the Pacific Northwest coast caused a sudden drop in temperature for the Sacramento area on Thursday. The high temperature was 82 degrees, with winds approaching 15 mph in the afternoon.

National Weather Service forecaster Johnnie Powell said the weather today is “as good as it’s going to get” this summer. NWS predicts highs in the 80s through Saturday, and around 91 degrees for Sunday. The average high temperature for early August is 93 degrees.

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

Today

Mostly cloudy early, then gradual clearing, with a high near 85. South southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

Tonight

Increasing clouds, with a low around 56. South wind 7 to 10 mph.

Saturday

Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 88. South wind around 7 mph.

Saturday night

Clear, with a low around 56. South wind 7 to 13 mph.

Sunday

Sunny, with a high near 91. South southwest wind around 5 mph.

Sunday night

Clear, with a low around 59.

Monday

Sunny, with a high near 94.

Monday night

Clear, with a low around 59.

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 93.

Tuesday night

Clear, with a low around 59.

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 86.

Wednesday night

Clear, with a low around 58.

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 89.

Joshua Mandell: 916-321-1076, @joshuamandell

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