The D.C. government implements its Heat Emergency Plan when the temperature or heat index reaches 95 degrees. The following cooling centers will be open to the public starting at noon Monday:
- One Judiciary Square, 441 4th St. NW.
- Frank D. Reeves Center (lobby), 2000 14th St. NW.
- King Office Building (lobby), 3720 Martin Luther King Ave. SE
The city’s libraries and pools are also open during their normal hours.
There also are specially designated shelters for homeless people and seniors who do not have air conditioning in their homes. See a list of these shelters and read the full Heat Emergency Plan here.