Temperatures will stay in the upper 70s and low 80s this week. Clouds will build in starting Friday.


SACRAMENTO AREA FORECAST: April 15, 2014 at 6:30 p.m.

THIS EVENING-: Temperatures will cool this evening under clear skies. Sunset is at 7:43 pm.

TONIGHT: Clear skies with lows in the low 50s for the valley. Sierra lows will dip to the low 30s under clear skies.

WEDNESDAY: Temperatures will be in the low 80s under mostly sunny skies. It will be breezy. Steady winds: 10-20 mph with gusts to 30 mph. Sierra skies will be partly cloudy with highs in the low 60s.

THURSDAY: Mostly sunny with highs stay in the low 80s for the valley. Sierra temperatures will remain in the mid 60s with mostly cloudy skies with a slight chance of a shower.

FRIDAY: A few clouds skies stick around. Valley highs will cool slightly to the upper 70s. Sierra highs will cool to the low 60s with mostly cloudy skies. There might be a passing shower for the mountains.

SATURDAY- SUNDAY: Partly cloudy skies, but no rain for the valley. Highs will be near 80. There's a slight chance for a shower in the Sierra. Highs in the mid 60s.

MONDAY: Still dry in the valley with highs warming slightly to the mid 80s. The slight threat of a shower continues in the Sierra with highs in the mid 60s.

TUESDAY: This could be the first chance of rain since the beginning of the month. A low pressure system will move in and cool temperatures to the low 70s. There's a chance of rain and snow for the Sierra. Highs will dip to the low 50s.

News10 Meteorologist Darla Givens