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Mild temperatures ahead for Sacramento Labor Day weekend

Sacramento will see mild temperatures for the rest of Labor Day weekend, before heating up again next week.

The National Weather Service is predicting a high temperature of 87 degrees for Saturday, followed by 85 for Sunday and 90 on Labor Day.

“We have somewhat cooler temperatures for this period,” said Karl Swanberg, a forecaster with the weather service in Sacramento. “We’re looking at partly cloudy skies.”

Average temperatures for this time of year hover around 90 degrees, according to Swanberg. The heat will peak Wednesday, when downtown Sacramento is expected to reach 94 degrees.

Here’s the seven-day forecast:

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. South southwest wind 3 to 8 mph.

Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 55. South southeast wind 8 to 11 mph.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. South wind around 6 mph becoming west northwest in the morning.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 55. Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.

Labor Day: Sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming north northwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 90.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 94.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 62.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 92.

Richard Chang: 916-321-1018, @RichardYChang

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