Heat Advisory in Effect, Cooling Centers Available to Public
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.