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Bucks County Issues Excessive Heat Warning, Senior Centers Operating As Cooling Centers

Several cooling centers will be open.

Provided by the County of Bucks:

Riegelsville Borough Hall in a file photo.

An Excessive Heat Warning will be in effect in Bucks County from 10 a.m. Thursday through Saturday.

With temperatures forecast into the 90s and heat indexes expected to exceed 100 degrees, cooling centers in Upper, Central and Lower Bucks will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday to seniors and people experiencing homelessness who are seeking refuge from the heat.

The following locations will operate from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. as cooling centers for seniors and people experiencing homelessness:

Bensalem Senior Citizens Association
1850 Byberry Road
Bensalem, PA 19020

Bristol Township Senior Center
2501 Bath Road
Bristol Township, PA 19007

Riegelsville Borough Hall
615 Easton Road
Riegelsville, PA 18077

Morrisville Senior Service Center
31 E. Cleveland Avenue
Morrisville, PA 19067

YMCA of Bucks County– Warminster Branch 
624 York Road
Warminster, PA 18974

Bristol Borough Senior Center
301 Wood Street
Bristol, PA 19007

Senior centers throughout Bucks County also are open and available daily to residents 55 and over. Check with your local senior center for hours of operation and details

The county issues an Excessive Heat Warning when the National Weather Service forecasts daytime temperatures will reach 95 degrees by 11 a.m. on two or more consecutive days, or when heat indexes will reach 100 degrees on any given day.

Municipalities or nonprofit agencies interested in participating in this program in the future should contact Bucks County Emergency Services at 215-340-8700.

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