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It won't be quite so cold tonight in Modesto, but it'll still freeze

Residents of Modesto and surrounding communities in the Northern San Joaquin Valley experienced another cold, cold night, enduring a second round of freezing temperatures. But it shouldn't be so cold tonight.

The Modesto Irrigation District gauge in downtown Modesto showed the temperature at 29 degrees at 7 a.m. That apparently will be the low for the day as the temperature climbed back above freezing.

The record for Dec. 9 is 22 degrees, set in 1972, according to the MID.

The weather service expects one more frigid night tonight, with a low of 30 degrees expected. Temperatures should warm a bit over the next few days, but we'll trade the freezing temperatures for some rain.

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