City Offers Cooling Centers Amid Summer Scorcher

Photo by Aaron Castrejon.

The City of Glendora has a number of cooling centers available for people to escape the triple digit temperatures roasting the area.

Glendora Cooling Centers:

La Fetra Center, 333 E. Foothill Blvd.
Monday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday – 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Wednesday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday – 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Walmart, 1950 E. Auto Centre Dr.
Cooling center runs 24 hours a day

Glendora Public Library, 140 S. Glendora Ave.
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday – 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Crowther Teen and Family Center, 241 W. Dawson Ave.
Through August 16 – 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Beginning Monday, August 17 – 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Seniors and handicapped people can receive transportation assistance by calling the Glendora Mini Bus at (626) 914-8233.

In the event of a heat alert, or if temperatures rise above 100 degrees on any Sunday, the Historic Building at the La Fetra Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning, in effect Friday, August 14 at 1 p.m. until Sunday, August 16 until 8 p.m.

The current temperature is 98 degrees in Glendora, with a heat index of 106, the NWS reported.

Friday’s high is expected to reach 101 degrees and 102 for Saturday and Sunday.