Cooling centers open as temps rise in Rockford.

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As heat index temperatures surpass 90's cooling centers have opened throughout the Rock River Valley, including Rockford Rescue Mission - open until 7 p.m. Sunday.

WREX-TV reports the follow locations have opened to the public for those that have no access to air conditioning.

Carpenter's Place at 1149 Railroad Ave. in Rockford

8:30 a.m to 3 p.m. / Monday thru Friday



The Village of Machesney Park Center at 300 Roosevelt Road

8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. / Monday thru Friday



Boone County Salvation Army at 422 S. Main St. in Belvidere

9 to 11:45 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. / Monday thru Friday



Pilgrim Baptist Church at 1703 S. Central Ave. in Rockford

9 to 5 p.m. / Monday thru Friday



Pecatonica Village Hall at 405 Main St. in Pecatonica

8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. / Monday thru Friday



Rockford Rescue Mission
Men's & Women's Crisis Centers
715 W. State St., Rockford
Men's Center: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m., everyday
Women's Center: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., everyday

Winnebago County Health Department has shared tips for extremely warm temperatures, read them here.


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