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No record heat, but still a toasty 104 degrees in Sacramento

Keep those fans and water bottles handy: – more triple-digit days are on the way.

According to the National Weather Service, Sacramento hit 104 degrees Saturday – not a record but still toasty. The record high for that date was 111 degrees, set in 1933.

Lack of Delta breeze will keep temperatures warm, said meteorologist Idamis Del Valle of the weather service’s Sacramento station. “We don’t have the (marine) influence, but we could see a little bit of a cool down.”

Sunday’s forecast calls for a high of 98 degrees and low of 59, Del Valle said. Monday also will stay below 100 with a high of 96 predicted. But then, the mercury edges back up with Tuesday and Wednesday both expected to top 100 degrees.

The good news? Next weekend should be cooler with temperatures in the lower 90s.

Here’s the weather service’s forecast for the next seven days:

Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. South southeast wind around 9 mph.

Sunday night: Clear, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 8 to 11 mph.

Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 96. South southwest wind 5 to 7 mph.

Monday night: Clear, with a low around 60. South wind around 6 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 100.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 64.

Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 61.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Debbie Arrington: 916-321-1075, @debarrington

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