Triple-digit heat to continue in Fresno for another week

The Fresno BeeJuly 5, 2014 

Seven was an unlucky number for heat-sensitive Fresno residents Saturday as the thermometer topped out at 105, the seventh day in a row for a triple-digit high.

Triple-digit temperatures are expected to continue through Saturday, said National Weather Service meteorologist Cindy Bean.

Saturday's high was seven degrees below the record temperature of 112.

Sunday's expected high is 105, and Fresnans can expect 107-degree heat on both Monday and Tuesday.

Cooling centers are scheduled to remain open. Bus transportation to and from the cooling centers is free.

The city of Fresno cooling centers are open noon to 8 p.m. and are at:

  • Ted C. Wills Community Center, 770 N. San Pablo Ave.
  • Frank H. Ball Neighborhood Center, 760 Mayor Ave.
  • Mosqueda Community Center, 4670 E. Butler Ave.
  • Pinedale Community Center, 7170 N. San Pablo Ave.
Clovis' Sierra Vista Mall, located at 1050 Shaw Ave., serves as a cooling center from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. It is open from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday.

Madera County cooling centers are at:

  • The Madera Rescue Mission, 332 Elm St.
  • Frank Bergon Senior Center, 238 S. D St., Madera, 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Pan Am Community Center, 703 E. Sherwood Way, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Ranchos/Hills Senior Center, 37339 Berkshire Drive, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday.
The Visalia Transit Center, at 425 E. Oak Ave., is open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Hanford's Longfield Center, at 560 S. Douty St., is open from 1 to 9 p.m.

The Chowchilla Senior Center, 820 W. Robertson Blvd., is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The reporter can be reached at (559) 441-6679 or ebaldricaguy@fresnobee.com.

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