MONTEREY COUNTY — County of Monterey is opening Cooling Centers beginning Friday to assist residents living in areas impacted by the Excessive Heat Warning issued for this weekend.

All residents in impacted areas should be prepared for high temperatures (ranging from the 90s to near 110 degrees inland) and take needed precautions for people, plants, pets and livestock. Stay hydrated, limit outdoor activities during the afternoon and evening and never leave children or pets unattended in vehicles.

Following are locations for the county’s Cooling Centers as well as other centers that will also be open to the community:

Monterey County Cooling Centers

Friday through Sunday, July 14-16, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • San Ardo Library, 62350 College St., San Ardo — Info: 831-386-6858
  • San Lucas Library, 54692 Teresa St., San Lucas — Info: 831-386-6833
  • King City Library, 402 Broadway St., King City — Info: 831-386-6885

City of Soledad Cooling Center

Saturday, July 15, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday, July 16, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • Soledad Community Center, 560 Walker Drive, Soledad — Info: 831-223-5250

City of Greenfield Cooling Center

Thursday and Friday, July 13-14, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

  • Greenfield Civic Center, 599 El Camino Real, Greenfield

Greenfield Community Science Workshop Cooling Station

Thursday through Saturday, July 13-15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Greenfield Community Science Workshop, 45 El Camino Real, Greenfield — Info: 831-540-9830
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