Temperatures on the rise in Modesto

Things are heating up in Modesto.

After a couple of days in the 70s and 80s, the high temperature today is expected to be close to 90, with an even toastier weekend ahead.

Saturday and Sunday, the high will get up to the low 90s, the National Weather Service said, with lows dipping into the upper 50s to low 60s.

The extended forecast shows things cooling off a bit early next week, with highs in the mid 80s by Tuesday.