City to Deactivate Cooling Stations 2018
The National Weather Service forecast for the next several days has temperatures in Las Cruces below 100 degrees with the possibility of continued precipitation.
As a result, the City of Las Cruces has deactivated its five cooling stations until further notice.
The cooling stations are:
- Frank O’Brien Papen Community Center, 304 W. Bell St. (575/528-2455)
- Henry R. Benavidez Community Center ,1045 McClure Rd. (575/541-2006)
- Meerscheidt Recreation Center, 1600 E. Hadley Ave. (575/541-2563)
- Munson Center, 975 S. Mesquite St. (575/541-3000)
- Sage Café, 6121 Reynolds Dr. (575/528-3151)
A cooling station is a place that offers temporary shelter from the heat for the elderly, other high-risk residents, and the general public.
The cooling stations will reopen as circumstances dictate.