EAST PEORIA – EastSide Centre and the East Peoria Civic Complex atrium have been designated as cooling centers during regular operating hours to offer area residents relief from the extreme heat forecast for Friday and Saturday, June 29 and June 30.
The National Weather Service in Lincoln has issued an excessive heat warning from 10 a.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday. According to the NWS, high temperatures are predicted in the lower to middle 90s with heat index values peaking around 110 degrees both days. Individuals who have no access to a cool environment should use a cooling center during extremely hot weather.
EastSide Centre, 1 EastSide Drive, will be open from 5:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday.
The Civic Complex atrium, located in the East Peoria City Hall/Fondulac District Library building at 401 W. Washington St., will be open from 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday.