Excessive heat advisory impact: Cooling centers opened - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Excessive heat advisory impact: Cooling centers opened

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MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

With the heat index reaching the 100s this weekend, the city of Memphis will open three cooling centers.

Here is a list of cooling center locations and phone numbers:

  • Orange Mound Community Center, located at 2572 Park Avenue, 901-576-6878
  • Raleigh Community Center, located at 3678 Powers Road, 901-372-2085
  • Whitehaven Community Center, located at 4318 Graceland Drive, 901-332-0783

All centers will be opened until 8 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

If you need transportation to the centers, MATA is providing free transportation. To request a ride, call 901-636-2525.

The city also suggests spending time at libraries, malls, or other air conditioned public spaces.

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