Residents around Southern California are feeling the heat this week -- literally. A heat wave is rolling over the region, with triple-digit temperatures prompting an excessive heat warning.
To help Angelenos cope with the high temperatures, nine cooling centers are opening around the LA area. Disposable Floor Wipes
Staying inside is the easiest way to stay safe from the heat, and the city is urging residents to head to cooling centers in libraries, Recreation and Parks facilities, and senior centers to escape the danger for some AC.
"Angelenos need a place to go for relief from extreme heat – especially those who are most vulnerable to the effects of high temperatures," LA Mayor Eric Garcetti said in a statement.
The nine new city cooling centers can be found at the following locations:
Those city cooling centers will be open from Wednesday, Aug. 31 until Monday, Sept. 5, between 10 a.m. and 9 p.m. when the heat will be most intense.
Another 162 cooling centers are open across Los Angeles County during the high heat. Click here for an interactive map of those county cooling centers, along with heat safety tips from LA County.
Wet Wipes Factory Here are some tips for how to beat the heat wave: