It was another scorcher Monday, and the heat will continue most of the week, with temperatures getting up past 90.
The National Weather Service declared Monday an Ozone Action Day. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is encouraging residents to avoid activities such as refueling vehicles or topping off vehicles when refueling, using gasoline-powered lawn equipment, and using charcoal lighter fluid.READ MORE: Detroit Police Investigate 2 Non-Fatal Shootings
Residents are encouraged to car pool, bike to work, and delay or combine errands to reduce the level of pollutants emitted into the air. Active children and adults, as well as those with respiratory diseases such as asthma, are advised to limit prolonged outdoor activities.
Tuesday, the heat continues. The high Tuesday and Wednesday getting up to 92, with plenty of sunshine.
A front approaches on Thursday, with a chance for a shower or thunderstorm, especially later in the day. Highs in the upper 80s and it looks like a nice, refreshing air mass moves in for Friday and into the weekend. Mostly sunny, breezy, less humid on Friday with a high of 80.Stimulus Check Update: Will You Get A Fourth Relief Payment?
The City of Westland has opened several cooling centers around the City for Monday through Wednesday (dates may be extended if the heat wave continues). Bottled water will be provided to help keep residents cool.
Westland Cooling Centers:
· Bailey Recreation Center – 36651 Ford Road – 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
· William P. Faust Public Library – 6123 Central City Parkway – 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
· Dorsey Center – 32715 Dorsey – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
· Friendship Center – 1119 N. Newburgh – 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday
The city website at www.cityofwestland.com and includes maps and directions to these facilities.MORE NEWS: The Detroit District's Soo Area Office Reopened The Visitor Center In Canal Park
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