City opens cooling centers during 2-day heat wave

(AP) - New York City is trying to help people cool offduring the hot weather.

The city says it will again open air conditioned publicbuildings to visitors during business hours today.

The National Weather Service says the heat index, which factorsin the humidity, could reach 100 today.

The city says more than 228,000 people have visited coolingcenters this summer since the first heat wave in June.

To find one near you, call 311 or Click here.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 5 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login, create an account or subscribe to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."