SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Forest Park branch library is one of four cooling centers that will be open today here in Springfield.
We are not done with this extreme heat and humidity we've been dealing with for the last two days.
Our Storm Team Meteorologist Nick Bannin is forecasting high temperatures today to be between 90-94.
Yesterday in Chicopee, we broke the record high of 92 that was set back in 1944.
So doctors are urging everyone to be careful today.
Especially if you have heart conditions, diabetes or high blood pressure, you're extremely vulnerable to heat stress.
The City of Springfield is opening up 4 cooling centers today.
Forest Park, Indian Orchard, Liberty Street and Sixteen Acres libraries will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Here are some heat safety tips from the State Emergency Management Agency.
Today, stay indoors as much as possible.
Drink plenty of water.
Wear lightweight, light-colored clothing.
Cover windows that let in afternoon sun with shades or drapes.
Never leave children or your pets alone in cars