Rockford Cooling Centers Open
Cooling centers open as temps rise in Rockford.
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.