Frankfort, Ind. – July 18, 2019–The City of Frankfort and Center Township will have cooling stations open on Friday and Saturday for residents needing to escape the excessive heat. The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning until 8 pm on Sunday. The heat is expected to have indices reaching 105 to 110 degrees with the hottest conditions expected Friday and Saturday. These conditions can have a significant impact on individuals who spend time outdoors. We are also asking the public to be mindful of leaving individuals or animals in vehicles with the temperatures being so excessive.
Location of Cool Down Locations:
Friday: Old Stoney, 301 E Clinton St, Open 8am-4pm. Water will be available to the public.
Friday: Center Township Office, 6 S. Main St, Open 9am-4pm. Water will be available to the public.
Friday: Boys and Girls Club, 1100 W Green St, Open 6:45am-6PM. This location will be open only to youth. The Boys and Girls Club will have free lunch for youth at 11:30am-Noon. Snacks will be made available throughout the day.
Friday and Saturday: YMCA will be open to the public on Friday from 5AM-7PM and Saturday from 8AM-3PM. No YMCA membership is needed.
Should you need assistance to get to a cooling center or find someone in need, please contact Central Dispatch at 765-654-5563 to have assistance to get to the location.
For questions or interview requests, contact Mayor Chris McBarnes at 765-654-7332 or Trustee Kevin Evans at 765-601-4232.