LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Excessive heat is back this week in Las Vegas. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 8 p.m. Thursday.
The Las Vegas valley can expect a high of 112 degrees on both Wednesday and Thursday.
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING 10AM TODAY until 8PM THURSDAY. TEMPS in @LasVegasFD 106-112 during the day. ⚠️TAKE PRECAUTIONS ⚠️. Drink plenty of water. COOLING STATIONS are available see attached charts. Watch over people & pets to ensure their safety. #HEATKILLS pic.twitter.com/OdhNpIiNzt— Las Vegas FireRescue (@LasVegasFD) August 4, 2021
It will cool down again a bit on Friday. The high temp is expected to be 107 on Friday, 105 on Saturday and 103 Sunday.
The city of Las Vegas will open a cooling station at Dula Gymnasium, 441 E. Bonanza Road, at 7 a.m. Aug. 4 due to the excessive heat forecast for Wednesday and Thursday.
The location will be open for anyone needing to get out of the heat from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 4-5. Those experiencing homelessness at the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center will have access to the cooling station, as well as anyone else in need.
Due to a forecast 🌞 of excessive heat 😰, we will open a cooling station at Dula Gymnasium on Wednesday, Aug. 4, & Thursday, Aug. 5.— City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) August 3, 2021
Anyone needing to get out of the heat, including Courtyard Homeless Resource Center guests, can access the gym from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. pic.twitter.com/dREoqKEEOS
The Courtyard will remain available for those who need a safe place to sleep after the cooling station closes at 8 p.m.
The Courtyard Homeless Resource Center offers a one-stop-shop with access to medical, housing and employment services through a variety partners.
There are also several other cooling stations available for those who need them, including Catholic Charities, Pearson Community Center, Whitney Recreation Center, Walnut Recreation Center and more.
Cooling stations are OPEN for anyone who needs them 💧— City of Las Vegas (@CityOfLasVegas) August 4, 2021
Please note that the cooling station at the Courtyard Homeless Resource Center has relocated to Dula Community Center, 451 E. Bonanza Road.
Stay safe in this extreme heat ☀️ pic.twitter.com/V7g5TIAyAe
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