Excessive Heat Warning and Cooling Center Info
Excessive Heat Warning and Cooling Center Information
The National Weather Service has issues an excessive heat warning for the region. With actual temperatures approaching 100 degrees with high humidity, heat indexes between 107-113 degrees are predicted over the weekend.
As a result, and in partnership with St. John's Lutheran Church, the Borough of Hatboro Office of Emergency Management will be opening cooling centers for those without air conditioning or adequate ventilation on the following schedule:
Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 9 AM - 4 PM: St. John's Lutheran Church, 505 N. York Rd., Hatboro, PA will be open as a cooling center for anyone without adequate air condition or ventilation.
Sunday, July 21, 2019 from 9AM - 4PM: The Hatboro Municipal Building (Borough Hall at Loller Academy), 414 S. York Rd., Hatboro will be open as a cooling center for anyone without adequate air conditioning.
With this excessive heat warning, we remind everyone of the following:
1. Wear appropriate lightweight, light-colored, loose fitting clothing.
2. Stay cool inside air conditioned environments.
3. Schedule outdoor activities carefully, for the coolest portions of the day.
4. Pace yourself
5. Wear sunscreen
6. DO NOT under any circumstances leave children or pets in parked cars!
For a complete list of health related tips relating to the heat, please visit the US Centers for Disease Control at https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/index.html