Heat Wave Resources
Posted on 07/25/2022
heat wave ahead

There will be a period of hot weather this Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, July 26 to 28. Officials ask residents to prepare for temperatures over 90 degrees. You can get information on preparing for the heat by going to https://kcemergency.com/.

Please check on neighbors and family who may be at higher risk for heat-related illnesses.

During its business hours, the designated cooling center for Newcastle residents is the Newcastle Library. Its hours are: 

  • Monday 10-5 

  • Tuesday 1-8 

  • Wednesday 1-8 

  • Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10-5. 

Outside of Library business hours, residents can go to Mercer Island Community Center, Renton Community Center, Renton Senior Activity Center, and Renton Technical College. Indoor malls, such as The Marketplace at Factoria, are great places to cool down as well. Please consider wearing a mask when cooling at public indoor facilities.  

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