Baltimore City Health Department will open emergency cooling centers Thursday offering free water and cool air.
The National Weather Service is calling for a high of 99 and a heat index up to 106 degrees. There's a 30 percent chance of late afternoon rain and thunderstorms.
• Northern Community Action Center -- 5225 York Road
• Southern Community Action Center -- 606 Cherry Hill Road (inside the shopping center 2nd floor)
• Northwest Community Action Center -- 3939 Reisterstown Road
• Southeastern Community Action Center -- 3411 Bank St.• Eastern Community Action Center – 1400 E. Federal St.
The Office of Aging and CARE Services will operate six cooling centers, also open from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.:
• Waxter Center -- 1000 Cathedral St.
• Oliver Center -- 1700 N. Gay St.
• Sandtown-Winchester Center -- 1601 Baker St.
• Hatton Center -- 2825 Fait Ave.
• John Booth -- 229 1/2 S. Eaton St.• Zeta Center -- 4501 Reisterstown Road
City cooling centers to be open on Thursday
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