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Triple-digit temperatures heading our way

Austin Reese, 16 of Merced, looks back as his friend is pulled on a knee board by a personal watercraft at Lake Yosemite on Friday.
Austin Reese, 16 of Merced, looks back as his friend is pulled on a knee board by a personal watercraft at Lake Yosemite on Friday. cwinterfeldt@mercedsun-star.com

Although temperatures remained well below the century mark on Tuesday, forecaster expect the mercury to rise steadily throughout the week. The forecast calls for a high of 100 on Friday and even more heat on Saturday and Sunday. A high pressure system is expected to move in and prevent any cooling the National Weather Service reports. The triple-digit temperatures are likely to bring more people out to spots such as Lake Yosemite to find some relief from the heat and enjoy some time in, around and on the water.

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