EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY
(Atlantic) The Heat Index is expected to reach 111-to-116 degrees again today, which can be dangerous for people that over do it outside. Cass County Emergency Management Director Mike Kennon there are three facilities in Cass County that have opened their doors for people who need a break from the extreme heat. The cooling station in Atlantic, located at the Nishna Valley YMCA at 1100 Maple Street is open from 4:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 4:30 to 8 p.m. on Friday.
The Anita Health and Wellness Center will be available as a cooling station from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday thru Thursday and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday.
The Griswold Community Building will also be open to those attempting to escape excessive heat from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday thru Friday.