The heat wave that has descended across the area has prompted several Riverbend locations to offer their facilities as daytime cooling centers.  These centers open after temperatures reach a certain point for a period of several days in a row.  The current weather forecast has the Riverbend dealing with temperatures in the mid to upper 90's well into the weekend.

The United Way's Natasha Day tells The Big Z in heat like this, remember to check on others.

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