The following is a press release from the City of Framingham issued just before 9 a.m. today, June 9.
FRAMINGHAM – With temperatures anticipated to reach the 90s again today, along with high humidity, cooling centers in Framingham will remain open today (Wednesday). According to weather forecasts, the temperature will break tomorrow (Thursday).
People should continue to take extra precautions working or spending time outside. Strenuous activities should be rescheduled to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible, and drink plenty of water.
As a reminder, young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. Car interiors can reach incredibly high temperatures in a matter of minutes. Check on your neighbors and loved ones, as well.
Cooling Centers will be available today (Wednesday) at the following locations:
o Framingham Libraries (Each library will offer bottled water and be air-conditioned)
• Main Library (49 Lexington Street – 9 a.m.-7 p.m.)
• McAuliffe Branch (746 Water Street – 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.)
o Callahan Center (535 Union Avenue, Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.)