BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - The parks and recreation department is opening four cooling center as temperatures are expected to hit triple digits, Sunday.
The East Bakersfield Veterans Center, Arvin Senior Center, East Niles Senior Center and the Wasco Veterans Hall will open from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. today.
"Temps that allow us to open the cooling centers are 105 degrees in the San Joaquin/Kern River Valley, 108 degrees n the desert and 95 degrees in the mountains," said Bob Lerued, director of Parks and Recreation.
Lerued explained that infants and elderly people are more prone to being affected by the heat and should take extra precaution.
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