The trend of dry weather with above average temperatures continued across northern California today and isn't expected to go away for the vast majority of our region in your extended forecast. Skies were partly cloudy for the start of your Friday but became mostly sunny this afternoon. Temperatures topped out in the low to mid 70's in the valley, in the low to mid 60's in the foothills, and in the 50's to 60's in most mountain areas. Winds have been up to around 10mph out of the North.
Skies will stay mostly sunny for your Saturday and temperatures are not expected to be much differant than what we had on Friday. Winds will shift to become out of the south to around 10mph on Saturday afternoon. A wet and cooler system brushing through the Pacific Northwest will bring the chance for very light showers to our mountain areas on Sunday. The more widespread impact across northern California will be increasing clouds and slightly cooler temperatures. Valley areas will be in the mid 60's on Sunday afternoon and mountain areas will mostly be in the 50's. That wet system is projected to head to our east by Monday and a ridge of high pressure will build back into the West Coast from the Pacific. Gusty north winds, sunny to mostly sunny skies, and a warming trend are ahead for your Monday of next week.
Your long range forecast is projected to be dry, sunny, and very warm. Valley areas are currently projected to climb back into the low to mid 70's for the start to middle of next week. Mountain areas will end up in the 50's to 60's for most of next week. The latest long range forecast is showing our region staying dry through the end of the month.