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Cooling Centers in D.C., Maryland and Virginia

As a heat wave settles into the D.C.-Baltimore region this weekend, cooling centers around the area are opening to help keep residents and the homeless cool.


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Prince George’s County Cooling Centers

To help residents deal with the heat, the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission is opening cooling centers across the county. The centers will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. through the week.


A record heat wave has been in the area for more than a week. Weather forecast predicted the hot weather will last through Sunday with possible daily triple-digit temperature. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Full List Of Northern Virginia Cooling Centers And Pet-Friendly Area-Wide Cooling Centers

A combination of record-high temperatures and temperatures continuing to climb through the weekend has local cooling centers working overtime. Whether you are still without power or desperately just in need of a place to cool off, there is likely a cooling center for you nearby.


Virginia Cooling Centers

Alexandria City: Chinquapin Alexandria City: Charles Houston Alexandria City: Cora Kelly Alexandria City: Sam Tucker Arlington County: Central Library – 11am-9pm Fairfax City: Sherwood Center – 10 am – 4 pm Fairfax County: Lee District RECenter, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia Fairfax County: Mount […]


DC Cooling Centers

•  A number of Recreation Centers are open on Wednesday, July 4, 2012: Operating from 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.: o Ward 2: Jelleff Recreation Center — 3265 S Street, NW o Ward 3: Palisades […]


Maryland Cooling Centers

Annapolis City

 Website: Phone: (410) 216-9167 Anne Arundel County

 Cooling Centers: Phone: (410) 222-0604 Baltimore City 

Cooling Centers: 
Phone: (410) 396-6188 Calvert County

 Website: Phone: (410) 535-1600 Charles County

 Website: Phone: (301) 609-3465 Frederick County […]