by Greg Liggins

GRANITE BAY (CBS13) – People were out in droves Saturday soaking up the sun and taking full advantage of the beautiful summer-like weather.

The weather is a stark contrast to last week when the weather was cold and windy.  Over the memorial day holiday, Beals Point on Folsom Lake was like a ghost town, but on Saturday people were in the water, boating, swimming, and otherwise playing — it’s like people are making up for the Memorial Day weekend they never had.

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“We all came out. We had a blast,” said Citrus Heights resident Jesse Naval.

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“This is like the breakout…get into the sun. Get that Vitamin D. It feels amazing out here,” said Frankie B.

Attendance at the park is way up from last week.

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Summer does not officially start for about three weeks, but with the number of people enjoying the weather, Saturday feels like the unofficial beginning of summer.