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Heat Advisory in Effect, Cooling Centers Available to Public

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A heat advisory is in effect until 9 p.m, according to the National Weather Service. 

Temperatures will be in the middle to upper 90s, producing a heat index of up to 110 degrees.

According to the Springfield-Greene County Park Board Silver Springs Pool will remain open until 8 p.m. Thursday. The pool is located at 1100 N Hampton Ave. Four cooling centers are also available to the public on Thursday. Each cooling center has seating, restrooms and air conditioning.

The cooling centers are as follows:

  • Mediacom Ice Park is located at 635 E Trafficway St and is open until 8 p.m.
  • Chesterfield Family Center is located at 2511 W Republic Road and is open until 10 p.m.
  • Dan Kinney Family Center is located at 2701 S Blackman Road and is open until 10 p.m.
  • Doling Family Center is located at 301 E Talmage St and is open until 10 p.m.

The National Weather Service urges individuals to drink plenty of fluids, stay where it’s cool and to check on relatives and neighbors.