July 19, 2019 11:11 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Mayor Lovely Warren has declared a heat emergency for Friday and Saturday due to the heat and humidity.
The News10NBC First Alert Weather team has issued a Yellow Alert for Friday and Saturday with the heat index expected to reach at least 100 degrees in the Rochester area.
During a Cool Sweep Heat Emergency, R-Centers and libraries are opened to serve as cooling centers, hydrants are opened, and hours at Genesee Valley Park Pool are extended. City spray parks and other City pools are open regular hours, with programming suspended so all can enjoy the water.
Cool Sweep Heat Emergency operations take place at the following locations and times:
Heat Emergency Cooling Locations:
Hydrant Location (noon to 4 p.m.):
Spray Parks (10 a.m. to 8 p.m.):
Spray Features – (not a full spray park, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.):
Swimming Opportunities and Hours of Operation:
Click here for additional heat safety tips from the National Weather Service Heat Safety Page.
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Updated: July 19, 2019 11:11 AM
Created: July 18, 2019 11:57 AM
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