City of Shreveport to open cooling centers during record high temperatures

Updated: Jul. 20, 2018 at 3:52 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, LA (KSLA) - As the mercury climbs, cooling centers will be open for those searching for relief from high temperatures in Shreveport.

The cooling centers will open on Saturday, July 21.

The cooling centers will have air conditioning, free bottled water and designated seating areas. Hours of operation for the centers are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays.

"We want to do all we can to keep our residents safe in this extreme heat," said Mayor Ollie Tyler in a news release.

The following community centers will serve as cooling stations:

  • A.B. Palmer (547 East 79th St.)
  • Airport Park (6500 Kennedy Dr.)
  • Bill Cockrell (4109 Pines Rd.)
  • David Raines (2920 Round Grove Ln.)
  • Hattie Perry (4300 Ledbetter)
  • Mamie Hicks (200 Mayfair Dr.)
  • Southern Hills (1002 Bert Kouns)
  • Valencia (1800 Viking Dr.)

Cooling stations will remain operable until the heat subsides

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