Pittsburgh opens three cooling centers, temps forecast to rise

| Friday, June 21, 2013, 11:33 a.m.

Three cooling centers will be open to provide seniors with an escape from rising temperatures this weekend, Pittsburgh officials announced.

The Homewood, Market House and Sheraden Active Living Centers will be open as “Cooling Islands” Friday to Sunday. Temperatures could reach 90 degrees this weekend.

Air conditioning, refreshments, Internet access and games will be available at the centers.

The centers will be open Friday from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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