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City Urging Residents to Beat Heat in Community Centers, Libraries

With forecasts for temperatures in the mid-90s Thursday and Friday, Kirkland is urging residents to visit air-conditioned facilities and check on family and neighbors who might need assistance.

 

Editor's Note: The following is a press release from the City of Kirkland.

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Public buildings with air conditioning will be available for Kirkland residents seeking relief from the extremely hot weather taking place over the next few days.  The National Weather Service has announced an excessive heat watch for Thursday, August 16 and Friday, August 17.

Residents are encouraged to visit air conditioned places such as those listed below, a mall or movie theater, to check on relatives and neighbors, particularly those with health issues, and to never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle, even with the windows rolled down.

For the current Kirkland weather forecast and conditions, click here. For heat survival tips, visit Public Health – King County/Seattle at www.kingcounty.gov/health/BeatTheHeat. 

 

Public buildings in Kirkland include:

, 352 Kirkland Avenue

·         Monday – Friday

·         8am – 5 pm

·         Phone: 425-587-3360

·         Note: Center is closed for yearly maintenance August 20 – August 31.

 

, 12421 103rd Avenue NE

·         Monday – Thursdays 8am – 8pm Friday 8am – 5pm 

·         Sat 9am – 12noon

·         Phone: 425-587-3350

·         Note: Center is closed for yearly maintenance August 27 – September 9

 

, 348 Kirkland Avenue

·         Open Swims scheduled through August 19, 2012:   

o   Monday & Wednesday: 12:30 – 2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm and 7:30-8:30 pm

o   Tuesday & Thursday: 12:30 – 2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm., 7:30-8:30 pm

o   Friday:, 12:30-2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm, 3:50-5:20 pm

o   Saturday & Sunday: 12:30-2:00 pm, 2:10-3:40 pm, 3:50-5:20 pm

·         Phone: 425-587-3335

·         Web: www.kirklandwa.gov

 

, 308 Kirkland Avenue

·         Monday-Thursday, 10 am – 9 pm

·         Friday, 10 am – 6 pm

·         Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm

·         Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

·         Phone: 425-822-2459

 

, 12315 NE 143rd Street

·         Monday-Thursday, 10 am – 9 pm

·         Friday, 10 am – 6 pm

·         Saturday, 10 am – 5 pm

·         Sunday, 1 – 5 pm

·         Phone: 425-821-7686

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