Police Department

Excessive Heat Warning - Cooling Center Open

111 East Maple Street ? P.O. Box 1019 ? Independence, Missouri 64051 - 0519

www.independencemo.org ? 816-325-7000

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

For More Information, Contact

City Manager’s Office at

citymanager@indepmo.org or

CBrenner@indepmo.org

 

 

Excessive Heat Warning – Cooling Center Open

 

(INDEPENDENCE, MISSOURI)  Monday, July 27, 2015 – As the heat index is expected to be in the range of 103-107°F this afternoon, the National Weather Service has again issued an excessive heat warning. It will be in effect from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. today for several counties in Missouri, including Jackson County.

 

The Roger T. Sermon Community Center, 201 N. Dodgion St., will be available as a cooling center until 9 p.m. tonight.

 

For general information on heat-related signs and symptoms, call the Health Department at (816) 325-7185.  For heat information and community resources, call the Independence Health Department’s community partner United Way 211 line, at 2-1-1 or (816) 474-5112.

 

 

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Lou Anne Crook

Executive Assistant

City Manager’s Office

City of Independence, Mo.

Telephone: 816-325-7170