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City of Lansing

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-Mayor Virg Bernero

Mayor Virg Bernero
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Cooling Centers

It's a Cool Thing To Do

Local meteorologists are predicting temperatures to be in the low to mid 90’s for Saturday. Even though the humidity will be much lower, the It’s a Cool Thing to Do program will remain active through Saturday evening.

Free rides to cooling centers are available to those with a physical and financial need through CATA, EATRAN and Clinton Area Transit.

To find a cooling center or to determine if they are eligible for a free ride, area residents should dial 2-1-1.

During extreme heat conditions everyone is urged to spend at least a few hours a day in a cool place. This is even more important for the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. Take care of yourself and others in the heat.

As a rule of thumb, heat index temperatures of 93-102 degrees will warrant a “condition orange—heat alert,” and 103 degrees and above will establish a “condition red—heat warning.” Meteorologists will also take other factors into consideration, such as the length of time that temperatures are expected to remain high, when making the determination.

Randy Talifarro
Fire Chief
120 E. Shiawassee
Lansing, MI 48933

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.