An Excessive Heat Warning goes into effect for Winnebago County beginning Friday morning and continuing into Saturday. 

The temperature will be in the upper 90s with the heat index possibly getting as high as 110. In addition to checking in on elders and making sure pets are inside, here are some cooling centers around the area.

These places will all have air conditioning and water available for those who need some relief.

  • The Carpenter’s Place
    1149 Railroad Ave – Rockford
    Mon – Fri 8:30am - 3pm
  • Men’s Crisis Center
    715 W. State St. – Rockford
    7am-7pm/7 days a week
  • Women’s Crisis Center
    715 W. State St. - Rockford
    8am-4pm/7 days a week
  • Pilgrim Baptist Church
    1703 S. Central Ave. – Rockford
    Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
  • Village of Machesney Park
    300 Roosevelt Rd – Machesney Park
    Mon – Fri 8am – 4:30pm
  • Pecatonica Village Hall
    405 Main St. – Pecatonica
    Mon – Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm
  • Salvation Army
    422 S. Main St. – Belvidere
    Mon – Fri 9am – 11:45am; 1pm – 4pm

Stay safe out there and try to stay cool.

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