Cooling centers are available in East Alton and Granite City.
As part of his Keep Cool Illinois campaign, Gov. Pat Quinn has made more than 120 state facilities available as cooling centers.
Local centers are available at:
- 606 W. St. Louis Ave, East Alton
- 1925 Madison Ave., Granite City
Department of Human Services cooling centers are open during normal business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning until 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24. High temperatures will stay in the mid- to upper 90s before cooling off slightly on Tuesday.
For information about DHS Cooling Centers, call the Illinois Department of Human Services hotline at (800) 843-6154 during normal business hours.