Get ready for a wild ride on the Valley’s heat roller-coaster Wednesday through the Memorial Day weekend.
The forecast from the National Weather Service in Hanford calls for record-breaking temperatures for the date in Fresno (103 degrees), Hanford (104), and Madera (103) on Wednesday.
Widespread triple digit heat is expected in the San Joaquin Valley Wednesday afternoon. High temperatures in Fresno, Hanford, and Madera will likely break daily records for maximum temperatures ever measured in those locations on May 25th. pic.twitter.com/MUv71MmuXs
— NWS Hanford (@NWSHanford) May 23, 2022
Thursday is also expected to bring afternoon highs of about 100 degrees followed by a cooldown starting Friday. Memorial Day weekend temperatures are expected to be perfect for cook-outs and family get-togethers, ranging from the mid-to-high 80s.
Beginning next Tuesday (May 31), afternoon highs will return to the low 90s, weather officials said.