Residents can stay cool in extreme heat

Las Cruces News

The Weather Authority is forecasting triple-digit temperatures for the next few days, the city of Las Cruces has activated five facilities as cooling stations through Sunday. 

A cooling station is a place that offers temporary shelter from the heat for the elderly, other high-risk residents, and the general public.

The cooling stations will be open until 8 p.m. weekdays and from noon to 8 p.m. on weekends.

The cooling stations are:

  • Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell St. (575/528-2455)   
  • Henry R. Benavidez Community Center ,1045 McClure Rd. (575/541-2006)
  • Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. (575/541-2563)
  • Munson Center, 975 S. Mesquite St. (575/541-3000)
  • Sage Café, 6121 Reynolds Dr. (575/528-3151)

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