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A massive heat dome out west will bring record temps to multiple California growing locations this weekend. Saturday and Sunday will be the hottest days of the summer so far. weat

The southern half of the Salinas Valley from Gonzales down to King City will see max temps of 100 on Saturday and 103 on Sunday.

Farther south the growing region of Santa Maria will see max temps in the mid-80s this weekend about 10 degrees above normal.

Moving into the San Joaquin Valley expect max temps to range from 107 to 111 depending upon the day and location.

Sunday will be the hottest day of the heat wave, then temps will drop a bit come Monday, but expect the highs to remain above 100 all week in the San Joaquin Valley. The Salinas Valley temps will drop by about 10 degrees starting Monday.

WASHINGTON GROWING REGIONS TO HIT 100 TODAY
The Wenatchee and Yakima valleys of Washington state will see a max temp of 100 today. This is about 12 degrees above normal. Temps will drop dramatically tomorrow down into the mid-80s, but by Monday high temps will be back in the 90s where they will remain all next week.  

MIDWEST AND EAST LOOKING GOOD FOR NEXT 10 DAYS
All growing locations throughout the Midwest and eastern U.S. can expect normal seasonal temps and little chance of rain over the next 10 days. 

The Weathermelon app offers consolidated lists of global growing regions for each commodity; a 10-day detail forecast for each region; current radar maps (U.S. only); estimated harvest start/end dates for each commodity; monthly average high/low temps for each region; and custom daily alerts for temperature, precipitation and severe weather based on 10-day forecasts.

(David Robidoux is a co-founder Weathermelon)

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