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Photo by Ryan Salm/Sierra Sun From left, Rachel Younger, of Walnut Creek, Lisa Andrade and Jonathan Andrade, of Danville, and Scott Younger, of Walnut Creek, enjoy a beautiful morning fishing on Donner Lake on Thursday before the temperature climbed into the low 90s.

Staff reports

While Reno was baked with near record temperatures on Wednesday and Thursday of well over 100 degrees, Truckee and North Tahoe kept their cool.

Truckee’s record high temperature for July is 97 degrees, set in 1972, according to the National Weather Service. Truckee’s high on Wednesday was 90. Friday’s forecast ranges from 87 to a hot 90 degrees, with a cooling trend forecast for the weekend of 84 to 88 on Saturday and 83 to 87 on Sunday.

Tahoe City, meanwhile, was even cooler. The North Shore town saw its July record high of 90 set in 1972. This weekend’s forecast is 81 degrees for Friday, 78 on Saturday and 77 for Friday.

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