Posted July 3, 2012
The National Weather Service is predicting hot weather conditions for the remainder of the week. These extreme conditions can be dangerous, causing heat-related health problems.
Dearborn residents are invited to cool off during regular business hours at the following public buildings (closed July 4th):
• Ford Community& Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave.
Weekdays 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
• Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Ave.
Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., Friday, 9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Closed Saturday, Sunday
• Bryant Branch Library, 22100 Michigan Ave., and Esper Branch Library, 12929 W. Warren Ave.
Remaining business hours this week: Thursday and Friday 12:30 p.m..- 5:30 p.m.
Due to the continuing heat wave, the City of Dearborn will keep all of its outdoor pools open from 1-8 p.m. on the Fourth of July.
During these extreme conditions, all residents are advised to take a few basic heat-related precautions:
• Check on elderly, disabled or ill friends and relatives regularly.
• Drink plenty of non-alcoholic and non-caffeinated fluids.
• Make sure your pets have access to plenty of fresh water.
• Avoid strenuous outdoor work.
• Do not leave children or pets in parked cars.