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Heat advisory in effect for the Bronx; cooling centers now open until Wednesday

As the heat wave continues today, The National Weather Service has extended its heat advisory for New York City.

Samantha Chaney

Jul 9, 2024, 9:19 AM

Updated 10 days ago


All across the Bronx, cooling centers including libraries, senior centers, and other community centers, will be open for residents to cool down until 8 p.m. Wednesday.
According to NYC Emergency Management, air-conditioned environments are the safest place for older adults, children, and people with preexisting health issues to be today.
If you are outside, it's recommended to
  • Drink water
  • Wear light, loose-fitted clothes
  • Avoid strenuous activity
  • Reduce time outdoors
To find the closest cooling center to you, you can either call 311 or visit the cooling center finder here.

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