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In midst of excessive heat, Salvation Army opens cooling centers today

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Cooling site open sign (Credit: KMOV) Cooling site open sign (Credit: KMOV)

ST.LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) -- As a result of the Excessive Heat Advisory issued by the National Weather Service, the Salvation Army Midland Division is opening daytime cooler centers throughout Missouri and Illinois.

With the Heat Index estimated to reach 105 degrees, the cooling centers will remain open for the duration of the Heat Advisory, until 7 p.m. Wednesday. 

A Heat Warning is effective when the heat index is expected to reach, at least 110 degrees for two consecutive days with a minimum heat index no lower than 75 degrees at night, or if a Heat Advisory is expected to last four or more days. The cooling centers will continue to operate if heat advisory is extended. 

The cooling centers are located at The Salvation Army Corps, locations and hours are listed below:

Alton Corps
525 Alby Street
Alton, IL 62002
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. noon, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Arnold Corps
3740 Telegraph Road
Arnold, MO 63010
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.


Belleville Corps
20 Glory Place
Belleville, IL 62220
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Cape Girardeau Corps
701 Good Hope
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Carthage Corps
125 East Fairview Street
Carthage, MO 64836
9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Chillicothe Corps
621 West Mohawk Road
Chillicothe, MO 64601
9 a.m. - noon, 1:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Columbia Harbor House Shelter
602 North Ann Street
Columbia, MO 65201
24 hours

Columbia Corps
1108 West Ash Street
Columbia, MO 65203
8 a.m. - 12 p.m. noon, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Euclid Corps
2618 North Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63113
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Gateway Corps
824 Union
St. Louis, MO 63123
8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Granite City Corps
3007 East 23rd Street
Granite City, IL 62040
8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Jefferson City Center of Hope
927 Jefferson Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
24 hours

Joplin Corps
320 East 8th Street
Joplin, MO 64801
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Maplewood Corps
7701 Rannells
Maplewood, MO 63143
9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

O’Fallon Corps
1 William Booth Drive
O’Fallon, MO 63366
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Quincy Kroc Center
405 Vermont Street
Quincy, IL 62301
5 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Quincy John Gardner Stevenson Shelter
501 Broadway
Quincy, IL 62301
24 hours

St. Charles Corps
2140 North 4th Street
St. Charles, MO 63301
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Springfield Corps
1701 West Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Temple Corps
2740 Arsenal Street
St. Louis, MO 63118
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Warrensburg SE Corps
125 North Holden Street, Suite A
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Call 660-422-4304 for information

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