Buffalo, NY— Mayor Byron W. Brown today encouraged Buffalo residents without air conditioning to make use of cooling centers located throughout the City during the extremely hot and humid weather streak.
Mayor Brown cited the National Weather Service’s Heat Advisory and forecast of temperatures in the upper 80s and low 90s, combined with high humidity, for his decision to open the centers.
“We are seeing the hottest weather conditions so far this summer. The combination of high temperatures and extremely high humidity, will result in “real feel” conditions that feel like the mid-to upper-90s. These conditions will be particularly difficult for our elderly and young children,” Mayor Brown said. “It’s important for all our residents to take the necessary precautions to stay cool and hydrated, and please keep an eye on your vulnerable neighbors.”
The following City of Buffalo cooling sites will be open to provide respite:
Residents can also cool down at the following Buffalo & Erie County libraries in the City of Buffalo:
For more information on these cooling centers, and additional sites, residents should call 211.
Mayor Brown also encouraged residents to visit the City’s splash pads and two indoor pools to cool off.
Cazenovia Pool, 626 Abbott Road
Monday - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday - CLOSED
Wednesday - 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Sunday – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Lovejoy Pool, 1171 E. Lovejoy St.
Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursday – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sunday - 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
City splash pads are open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day, weather permitting.