(Excessive heat watch in effect)….It was issued by the National Weather Service.
The special weather statement says temperatures will range between 111 and 117 degrees both Wednesday and Thursday. The Imperial County Board of Supervisors said it was important that residents be aware of the Cool Centers designated throughout the Imperial County and into Riverside County. Cool Center lists are available on the Public Health Department’s website and on the County Website. In Calexico the Cool Centers are at the Clinicas De Salud and Camarena Memorial Library. In El Centro they can be found at the Clinicas, Salvation Army Thrift Store, El Centro Community Center, El Centro Adult Center and the IV Mall. In Brawley Cool Centers are at the Clinicas, Brawley Senior Center, Brawley Public Library, and the Salvation Army Thrift Store. In Imperial Cool centers are at the IV Expo (once they receive notice from the Governor’s office), and at the Imperial Library. In Holtville at the Civic Center and at the city Library. The Cool Center in Ocotillo is at the Desert Museum. In Niland at Clinicas De Salud and the Chamber of Commerce. At the Library in Calipatria. At Seeley Community Church. In West Shores the Cool Center is at Clinicas. In Westmorland at the Senior Citizen Building. In Winterhaven at the San Pasqual Family Resource Center and at Clinicas de Salud. Cool Centers are also at Clinicas in Mecca, Blythe and Coachella and in Palo Verde at the Palo Verde Improvement Association Building.