Dry and mild conditions are expected going into the weekend.
Meanwhile, strong winds are expected in the Lake Tahoe area and western Nevada due to a fast-moving storm.
The National Weather Service says a wind advisory will remain in effect until 4 o'clock this afternoon in western Nevada. Wind gusts of up to 45 miles an hour are expected in the Reno-Carson City area.
The National Weather Service is offering a more positive forecast for the likelihood of a wet December in California.
Snow and light showers are expected to return to the region.
It's was a wet commute for Sacramento-area motorists Thursday morning. But forecasters say it's expected to be dry this weekend.
The hot weather will be in the Sacramento region for a few more days, but some relief is on the way.
UPDATED: For the past two days in a row, Reno has logged record high temperatures.