The City of Cleveland reminds residents to take extra caution as temperatures are expected to rise above 90 degrees this week.
The National Weather Service forecasts a high temperature of 90 degrees on Wednesday with a heat index of 96 degrees.
Residents are encouraged to visit our recreation centers and take a tip in one of the City’s indoor pools, located at rec centers around the city. Click here for a list of pool locations. The only indoor pools that will not be open are at the following recreation centers: Central, E.J. Kovacic, Stella Walsh and Thurgood Marshall.
Here are some additional tips for staying safe in the heat:
Stay hydrated and drink a lot of water!
- Wear loose fitting, light colored clothes during hot weather.
- Cover your head with a hat and use sunscreen to protect yourself from the sun’s rays.
- Keep cool in the shade. If you don’t have air-conditioning, visit cool areas like a recreation center or library on high heat days. Click here for a list of summer recreation center activities.
- Always check on your friends and neighbors, especially those who are seniors or have young children.
- Learn the signs of Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke and what to do to assist someone suffering from either of these conditions.
- Check on pets! Make sure pets have access to plenty of shade, are not left in vehicles and have plenty of water.