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Monrovia Today Cover Summer 2018

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It’s Still Hot! Canyon Park and HWP are Closed - Cooling Center Hours at the Community Center Have Been Extended

Post Date:08/06/2018 8:00 AM

A Red Flag Warning has been issued for Los Angeles County until August 7, at 9 p.m. In the valley, temperatures are expected to exceed 100 degrees.

Due to these dangerous conditions and elevated fire danger, Canyon Park and the Hillside Wilderness Preserve (HWP) will close on Tuesday, August 7 and reopen on Wednesday, August 8.

As temperatures continue to remain high, we would like to remind everyone that precautions should be taken, especially by individuals who participate in outdoor activities, older adults, caretakers of infants and children, and those sensitive to the heat.  If you have an elderly or infirm neighbor without air conditioning, make sure that they get to a cooling center or other air conditioned space. The City of Monrovia has a designated cooling center located at: 

Cooling Center: Monrovia Community Center (119 West Palm Avenue)

 date Time 
Monday, August 6 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Tuesday, August 7   8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
Wednesday, August 8 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
Thursday, August 9 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.  
Friday, August 10 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.