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Heat Wave Readiness

The National Weather Service has issued an “Excessive Heat Warning” for the entire Bay Area this Labor Day Weekend.


Suggestions to help keep cool and safe

  • Drink plenty of water, wear light colored loose fitting clothing, and don't work outside unless you HAVE TO! 
  • Check on kids, elderly (especially neighbors who live alone), and pets to make sure they are shaded and drinking plenty of fluids.
  • Consider cancelling any youth sporting activities.
  • Be prepared for power outages due to heavy demand for air conditioning. Make sure your emergency kit has flashlights or camping lanterns with fresh batteries. 
  • Stock up on extra water and ice! 
  • And remember that with hot weather, we are at a higher risk for wildland fires. For more information, visit www.sccgov.org/heatwatch.


Cooling Centers
If you need to get cool on Friday, 9/1 through Monday, 9/4, you can visit one of San José’s six Cooling Centers at the following locations:

Bascom Community Center
1000 S. Bascom Avenue San Jose, CA 95128
Friday 9/1/17 until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9/2/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday 9/3/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Monday 9/4/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.

Camden Community Center

3369 Union Avenue San Jose, CA 95124
Friday 9/1/17 until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9/2/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday 9/3/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Monday 9/4/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.

Mayfair Community Center
2039 Kammerer Avenue San Jose, CA 95116
Friday 9/1/17 until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9/2/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday 9/3/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Monday 9/4/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.

Roosevelt Community Center
901 E. Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95116
Friday 9/1/17 until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9/2/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday 9/3/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Monday 9/4/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.

Seven Trees Community Center
3590 CAS Drive San Jose, CA 95111
Friday 9/1/17 until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9/2/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday 9/3/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Monday 9/4/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.

Southside Community Center
5585 Cottle Road San Jose, CA 95123
Friday 9/1/17 until 9:00 p.m.
Saturday 9/2/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Sunday 9/3/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.
Monday 9/4/17 1:00-9:00 p.m.