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Cooling centers open as temps expected to soar

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ELLINGTON  — In anticipation of Monday’s record-breaking heat, the town of Ellington has opened up two heating centers.

The locations are:

Ellington Town Library, located at 93 Main Street.

Ellington Senior Center, located at 40 Maple Street.

A heat advisory has been issued for all of Hartford county, lasting into the early evening. Poor air quality is also a concern as the heat and humidity are expected to soar this afternoon.

Check out the full forecast.

The town of South Windsor also is opening some cooling centers.

The South Windsor Community Center on Nevers Road, and the South Windsor Library on Sullivan Avenue can be used as cooling centers during regular hours.

The library is opened from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today.

Additional resources and shelter information is always available 24/7 by dialing 211 or going to their website. 

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