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Cooling centers open to beat the heat

(WCAX)
Published: Jul. 19, 2019 at 9:33 AM EDT
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With temperatures in the 90s over the next few days and some swimming areas closed by blue-green algae, officials say there are a number of places around the region to cool off.

A heat advisory is in effect from noon Friday until 8 p.m. on Saturday. The heat index will be in the upper 90s and low 100s Friday and Saturday.

Cooling centers will be open in the following locations:

Burlington:

Miller Center

Friday - 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Saturday - 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Fletcher Free Library

Friday and Saturday - 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Barre:

Friday:

Aldrich Library -- until 7 p.m.

City Hall -- until 4 p.m.

Saturday:

Congregational Church -- until 10 a.m.

Aldrich Library -- 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Faith Community Church, 2-7 p.m.

White River Junction:

Upper Valley Haven

Friday: until 4 p.m.

Saturday: 1:30-6 p.m.

Sunday: 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m.

Lebanon, New Hampshire:

Lebanon and Kilton Libraries

Friday and Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Upper Valley Senior Ctr.

Friday: until 3 p.m.

Lebanon Airport

Saturday and Sunday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Milton:

Milton Public Library:

Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Saturday: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fire station sprinkler

Friday: 12:30-1:30 p.m.