Omaha Public Radio News
6:57 am
Mon July 28, 2008

Salvation Army opens two cooling centers

Omaha, NE – Temperatures this week are forecast to remain at or above 90 degrees. With hot weather lingering in the Omaha metro area, the Salvation Army is opening two cooling stations.

A news release from the Salvation Army of Omaha says the cooling stations are located at 2424 Pratt Street and 4032 Harrison Street. At those locations, people can get cold drinks and snacks while escaping the hot temperatures.

The centers are open through Friday from eight AM to five PM.

The Douglas County Health Department says infants, young children, people over 65, and those with illnesses are the most susceptible to hot weather.