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Modesto weather not as hot as expected

Cloud layer covered Modesto and much of the surrounding area Monday, keeping temperatures far below the forecast of 101 degrees. .
Cloud layer covered Modesto and much of the surrounding area Monday, keeping temperatures far below the forecast of 101 degrees. . aalfaro@modbee.com

Despite a forecast of 102 degrees, Monday’s high in Modesto was 94 degrees, according to the Modesto Irrigation District; but it was still sticky and muggy. High clouds moved into the area, raising the humidity. Tuesday’s high is expected to be 98 degrees, with an overnight low of 63 degrees. Wednesday, the high is expected to be 95 degrees, with temperatures dropping a degree or two each of the following two days.

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