Heat Advisories Extended, City Cooling Centers Stay Open

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Houston, Tx - The National Weather Service extended heat advisories through Monday evening for the Houston area, and warn the heat index could reach 108 degrees during the middle parts of Sunday and Monday. Those are triple digit numbers nobody should mess with.

“The heat is very damaging to everyone. Anybody can be vulnerable. Usually we think of the elderly, the young people, people with chronic illness to being vulnerable, but right now, everyone is vulnerable to the heat,” said Houston Health Department representative Porfirio Villarreal.

For those who don't have the comfort of cool air at home, the city of Houston has 49 cooling centers set up for times like these, and some have extended their weekend hours to accommodate folks during sunday's steamy conditions. Many of the centers include local libraries and community centers.

You can find a list of cooling centers by zip code here.

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