Designated cooling centers will be open throughout Madera County this summer as temperatures rise into the 90s and triple digits.
This week temperatures will reach the mid to upper 90s but could break into triple digits by Saturday, said David Spector, meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Hanford.
June’s average temperature, 73.1 degrees, was two degrees warmer than that of last June’s, Spector said.
“But the Fourth of July is shaping up to be much cooler than last year, with a high of 97,” he said. “Last year the high was 103.” ...