PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Hampton Roads and surrounding areas as heat indices are expected to be over 100 degrees.
If you need a place to escape the heat today, cities across Hampton Roads have opened cooling centers as a place for residents to relax in an air conditioned space.
This list will be updated as more centers are opened.
James City County
The county announced Wednesday that two locations could be used as a cooling centers. Except for service animals, pets are not allowed.
- James City County Recreation Center at 5301 Longhill Road.
- Hours: Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
- James City County Human Services Center at 5249 Old Towne Road.
- Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m
Crews will also be passing out water to those in need around the city today
- Human Services Building at 1701 High Street
- City Hall Lobby at 801 Crawford Street
- Senior Station at 3500 Clifford Street
- Behavioral Healthcare Services Building at 1811 King Street