What’s on your Spring #CTBucketList?

Cooling Centers Open Up During Heat Wave

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

With another day of temperatures in the 90s and high humidity, some towns across the state are opening up municipal buildings to those who don’t have air conditioning and are looking for a place to cool off.

People should also try to check on elderly neighbors, who may be especially susceptible to the extreme heat. Warning signs of heat exhaustion include dizziness, weakness, fainting and vomiting.

The 90-degree heat is expected to move out of the state by Thursday but warm temperatures in the 80s will stick around for the rest of the week and into the weekend.

In Manchester, designated cooling centers include the Mary Cheney Library on Main Street, the Whiton Memorial Library on North Main Street and the Manchester Senior Center on East Middle Turnpike, as well as several swimming pools that are open around the town.

To see a list of some cooling centers across the state, click here.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.