Friday, August 12, 2016

Oppressive Heat And Humidity In NYC This Weekend - Roosevelt Island Cooling Center Open Until 9 PM Says RIOC

According to the Roosevelt Island Operating Corp (RIOC):
Notification issued 8/12/2016 at 4:00 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for New York City. A cooling center has been established at the Roosevelt Island Chapel (543 Main St.) and will remain open from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM today. On Saturday 8/13/2016 and Sunday 8/14/2016 the Cooling Center Hours will be from 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM. As a reminder, a cooling center will be made available when the heat index becomes dangerously high. Individuals without air conditioning, particularly those at risk for heat-related illness, should use established cooling centers during a heat wave.