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Columbus Extends Hours at Community Centers, Pools, Splash Pads Due to Heat Wave

The city facilities are escapes from heat

With temperatures pushing dangerously high this week, Columbus Recreation and Parks will open cooling centers with extended hours at five regional community centers today through Thursday.

Select city pools and splash pads will have extended hours as well, city officials announced Tuesday.

The city facilities are escapes from heat that was expected to reach as high as 95 degrees Tuesday, with a heat index as high as 109, according to the National Weather Service office in Wilmington. Wednesday temperatures will get up to 97 degrees, with a heat index of 106 while Thursday will get up to 95 degrees.

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