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Burbank opens cooling center for the weekend

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We’re in a heat wave! Yesterday the thermometer shot up to 108 in Burbank. At 11 p.m. last night, it was still a very warm 81. More extreme temps are expected in B-town through the weekend. The blistering heat prompted Burbank officials to open a cooling center late Friday. Here’s the media release.

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BURBANK, Calif. (August 26, 2011) – With high temperatures expected over the next several days, the City of Burbank is establishing a designated cooling center on Saturday and Sunday.

The Buena Vista Library (300 N. Buena Vista Street) will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.

Residents are encouraged to visit the center and seek relief from the heat.

For more information on summertime safety and precautions in the extreme heat, visit


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