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Modesto forecast is packin' heat

Past Heat Waves

With triple-digit temperatures expected through the weekend, we were curious how many times Modesto has been faced with 100-degree temperatures over the course of four or more consecutive days. Take a look at the numbers over the last 20 years provided by the Modesto Irrigation District.

• 2008: July 7-10

• 2007: Aug. 29-Sept. 1

• 2006: June 22-26, July 20-27

• 2005: July 12-17

• 2003: July 17-22

• 2002: July 9-12

• 1998: July 15-20, Aug. 2-6, Aug. 30-Sept. 4

• 1996: July 28-31, Aug. 9-16

• 1995: July 31-Aug. 3

• 1994: Aug. 14-17

• 1992: Aug. 15-20

• 1991: July 2-5

• 1990: July 10-14, Aug. 5-11

Heat Health Links

Heat Health from Stanislaus County

Extreme Heat page from the Department of Health and Human Services

Extreme Heat: Know the terms from the Federal Emergency Management Agency

Extreme Heat Guide from the Center for Disease Control

Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness from the CDC

Heat Stress in the Elderly from the CDC

How to cool yourself without air conditioning from WikiHow

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