The weekend looks great! Highs will be in the mid to upper 80s for Easter Sunday
SACRAMENTO AREA FORECAST: April 20, 2014 at 6 p.m.
SUNDAY EVENING: Temperatures will remain pretty warm this evening. At 7 pm, temperatures will be in the mid and upper 70s with mostly clear skies.
MONDAY: Increasing clouds with a chance of showers late Monday night. Valley highs dropping to the upper 70s. Partly cloudy skies for the Sierra with highs near 60. A Lake Wind Advisory is in effect from 11am today until 5pm Tuesday for the Tahoe Basin. Wind gusts will be to 45mph.
TUESDAY: This could be the first chance of rain since the beginning of the month. Around 0.10 inch of rain is possible in the valley. There's also a chance of isolated thunderstorms. A low pressure system will move in and cool temperatures to the upper 60s. There's a chance of rain and snow for the Sierra. Up to 2 inches of snow possible above the passes. Highs will dip to the low 40s at Lake Tahoe.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny skies with valley rebounding to the to low 70s. Sierra highs cooler than average in the low 50s.
THURSDAY: Partly cloudy again. Temperatures will warm to the upper 70s. Sierra highs will warm to near 60 with mostly cloudy conditions.
FRIDAY: A system moving in brings another threat of showers in the valley and snow to the Sierra. Highs will be in the low to mid 70s in the valley. Sierra highs will be in the mid 50s.
SATURDAY-SUNDAY: The chance of showers continues in the valley. Highs will stay in the low 70s. There's a chance of rain and snow showers for the Sierra with highs near 50.
News10 Weather Meteorologist Darla Givens