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Triple-Digit Temperatures Expected To Hit Sacramento Region

 
  

The Sacramento Valley is bracing for a hot snap over the next few days and we're likely to experience our first triple-digit days of the season. 

It's starting to feel a lot like summer.  

"If we hit 100 on Saturday, it'll be the first time," says Mike Smith, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sacramento. "We're awfully close on tomorrow too, though, so we could hit it as early as tomorrow."

He says the region isn't likely to break any heat records, but we may get within a degree or two on Saturday and Sunday, when the highs are expected to be 100 and 101.

Smith says the heat is also bringing with it increased fire danger.

"Certainly very dry conditions with this hot temperatures," he says. "Humidity is definitely below normal for early June, so obviously fire conditions are going to be up a little bit and we're expecting a little bit of breezes too, that is definitely going to make things a little bit worse for fire weather."

Smith says it's also good to remember that even though it'll be blistering outside, the lakes and rivers will still be very cold, so you should use caution. He says temperatures should start to cool down a bit by the middle of next week. 

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