Cooling centers open to beat the heat

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) 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.