SLEEPY HOLLOW, N.Y. Temperatures reaching into the high 90s meant residents in Sleepy Hollow, Tarrytown and Irvington were looking for a cool place to hang out.
Sleepy Hollow announced Wednesday afternoon that Village Hall would open as a cooling center from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, when temperatures are expected to reach 100 degrees.
Residents can cool off on the second floor of the village building, Village Clerk Paula McCarthy said in a village notification.
Residents can also find air conditioning at Warner Library and the Irvington Public Library. Warner Library is open until 6 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Thursday. The Irvington Public Library is open until 5 p.m. Wednesday and 9 p.m. Thursday.
Sleepy Hollow officials are urging residents to call 911 if they experience a heat-related emergency such as heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Early symptoms include profuse sweating, fatigue, thirst and muscle cramps.
Heatstroke can include symptoms such as a fever above 104 degrees, extreme confusion, dry, hot and red skin, shallow breathing and unconsciousness.
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