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Peekskill Cooling Center Is Open For Residents

PEEKSKILL, N.Y. – Due to the extreme heat, the city has opened its cooling center for residents who do not have air conditioning and for those with ailments who may be affected by high temperatures.

The cooling center is located at the Neighborhood Center across from city hall on the corner of Nelson Avenue and Main Street.  The center will be open until 9 p.m. Tuesday in the Nutrition Dining Room, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the library and 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the Nutrition Dining Room.

High temperatures climbed above 90 degrees across the county Tuesday, and the evening will be partly cloudy with a low around 74 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. An air quality alert is also in effect for the area until 11 p.m. Tuesday night.

Wednesday is expected to bring a high near 89 degrees and may also bring showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain and frequent lightning.

For additional information, residents can call (914) 737-8000.

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