In response to the extended period of severe heat and humidity, the City of Greenfield has opened several cooling stations where residents can go to escape the heat.
They include the and , open from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and the , which is open 24 hours through Friday night.
In addition, Greendale Patch that will also provide relief to the extreme temperatures, including Southridge Mall.
In a statement issued by the city through email, phone calls and on the city's website, officials told residents of the National Weather Service's extreme heat warning in effect for the area through Friday. The statement urged all residents to check on friends, relatives and neighbors who are elderly or disabled and those with heart or lung conditions to ensure that they are safe and healthy.
Residents who do not have access to air conditioning, particularly the elderly, parents with infants and the disabled are encouraged to seek shelter where they are able to cool down for a period of time.
More information is available on the city's website at www.greenfieldwi.us.
For more tips on how to beat the heat, , and for information about what the city's health and fire departments are doing for you, .