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Heat indexes in York County are expected to reach up to 108 degrees this weekend and into early next week.

The York City Office of Emergency Management issued a warning Thursday suggesting residents without air conditioning go to malls, libraries or family and friend's houses to stay safe during the expected heat wave.

The forecast calls for highs in the upper 90s starting Saturday and lasting into early next week, according to AccuWeather. Humidity will make it feel like it's around 108 degrees outside on Sunday, AccuWeather said.

Individuals working outside are urged to take extra precautions, the release added. Others most susceptible to heat include the elderly, infants, young children and those with chronic conditions, as well as pets.

The York County Office of Emergency Management also activated a heat emergency plan involving cooling stations, according to a Thursday, June 28, county news release.

As a result of the expected temperatures, the following senior centers and facilities are open to offer relief from the heat for older residents. Hours for the weekend and next week are:

  • Crispus Attucks Association: 605 S. Duke St., York
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Delta Area Senior Center: 5 Pendyrus St., Delta
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Dillsburg Senior Activity Center: 1 N. Second St., Dillsburg
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Golden Connections Community Center:  20-C Gotham Place, Red Lion
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.
  • Goldsboro Church of God: 103 W. Broadway St., Etters
    • Weekend hours: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
  • Heritage Senior Center: 3700-4 Davidsburg Road, Dover
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Northeastern Senior Community Center: 131 Center St., Mount Wolf
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–2 p.m.
  • Red Land Senior Center: 736 Wyndamere Rd., Lewisberry
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • September House: 1251 W. King St., York
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • South Central York County Senior Center: 150 E. Main St., New Freedom
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Stewartstown Senior Center: 26 S. Main St., Stewartstown
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Susquehanna Area Senior Center: 2427 Craley Road, Wrightsville
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • White Rose Senior Center:  27 S. Broad St., York
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Windy Hill on the Campus: 1472 Roth’s Church Road, Suite 103, Spring Grove 
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Yorktown Senior Center: 509 Pacific Ave., York
    • Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–3 p.m.

Temperatures are expected to return below dangerous levels Tuesday, July 3, the release states.

 

 

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