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UPDATED: Cooling Centers Available in Wheaton

Some of Wheaton's cooling centers lost power in yesterday's storm. Alternative cooling sites are available.

The following message is from the City of Wheaton:

With high temperatures forecast through the rest of this week, the City of Wheaton reminds residents that cooling centers are available for residents who need relief from the heat.

The two standard cooling centers in Wheaton now have power and have reopened:

  • , 225 N. Cross St., Wheaton, 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; closed July 4
  • , 1492 N. Main St., Wheaton, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays; closed July 4

These locations also are temporarily available as cooling centers in Wheaton

  • , 1777 S. Blanchard St., Wheaton, Open until 10 p.m. July 3; 7 a.m.-1 p.m. July 4
  • , 332 E. Seminary Ave., Wheaton, Commons Building, 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. July 3; closed July 4; if needed: 8:15 a.m.-5 p.m. July 5-6
  • College of DuPage, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, SSC Atrium, 6 a.m.-11 p.m. July 2-6

Because many cooling centers in the area have reopened, Benedictine University in Lisle is no longer serving as a cooling center.

Please check on neighbors without power during extreme temperatures, and follow these precautions to prevent heat illnesses.

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