111 East Maple Street ? P.O. Box 1019 ? Independence, Missouri 64051 - 0519
www.independencemo.org ? 816-325-7000
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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.
Lou Anne Crook
City Manager’s Office
City of Independence, Mo.