Children play at the Stephen Leonard Park splash pad in Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. According to the National Weather Service in Hanford, temperatures will stay in triple-digits throughout the weekend.
Children play at the Stephen Leonard Park splash pad in Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. According to the National Weather Service in Hanford, temperatures will stay in triple-digits throughout the weekend. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com
Children play at the Stephen Leonard Park splash pad in Merced, Calif., on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. According to the National Weather Service in Hanford, temperatures will stay in triple-digits throughout the weekend. Andrew Kuhn akuhn@mercedsun-star.com

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