Find your nearest cooling center during the extreme heat

Find your nearest cooling center during the extreme heat
Beautiful partly sunny day in Olive Branch, Illinois. (Source: CNews/William Foeste)

(KFVS) - As extreme heat moves across the Heartland officials are urging residents to keep cool.

Learn more on the high heat index values HERE.

The Marshall County Emergency Management Agency in Kentucky reminded residents to use placed that are open to the public to beat the heat.

Workers with the United Way released a list of cooling sites for areas across Missouri, Illinois and Kansas.

They said remember to call the site before visiting to make sure they’re open.

Workers said the sites will be activated if an Excessive Heat Advisory or Warning is issued by the National Weather Service.

Search for cooling centers in Missouri HERE.

Search for cooling centers in Illinois by zip code HERE.

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